The following chapters of the Marine Safety Manual (MSM), Volume II: Section G - OCS Activities are applicable to Fixed OCS Facilities (also referred to as Fixed Platforms):
Policy and Guidance - Fixed OCS Facility
○ Chapter 1, Regulations, Policy and Guidance for a Unit Conducting an OCS Activity, and
○ Chapter 5, Procedures Applicable to Fixed OCS Facilities or Platforms.
The Fixed OCS Facility Inspection Report, CG-5432 (Rev 06/16), can be downloaded as a fillable pdf by clicking on the form number. Please note that the form is currently under agency review and is still VALID with the 08/31/2018 expiration date.
Policy Letters that apply to Fixed Platforms are listed in the tables below, grouped by issuing authority and ordered from newest to oldest (by policy number).
Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance
||Guidance on Implementation of New Standards for Fire Protection, Detection and Extinguishing Equipment
||Compliance Verification of Alternative Security Program for MTSA Regulated Vessels and Facilities
||Fixed Platform Inspection Program
||Regular Compliment Crew Determinations for Vessels Engaged in OCS Activities (CANCELLED, see MSM Vol II)
Office of Design and Engineering Standards
||Portable Accommodation Module (PAM) Guidance
||Means of Escape on Manned & Unmanned Fixed Platforms
For a pdf version of the applicability flowchart displayed below, click here.