Deficiency noted (outline of comment) by PSC: The spare charge of powder fire extinguisher was expired. USCG officers have pointed out that spare charges of powder fire extinguishers were expired. … [Read more...] about Marine digest- Validity date of spare spare charges of powder fire extinguishers.
Incident 1 The duty engineer noticed smoke and fire coming from a main engine turbocharger lagging. The bridge was informed immediately, and the main engine control was transferred to emergency … [Read more...] about Marine Digest -Engine room fire safety– LAGGING’S
CIC Inspection Campaign on Emergency Systems and Procedures in in progress from 1 September 2019 to 30 November 2019. Emergency generator operations, familirisation of the vessel staff with its … [Read more...] about Marine Digest: Detentions due to defects in emergency generators.
Container vessel dragged anchor onto a general cargo vessel with was anchored at a distance of 3.2 cables.Container vessel’ starboard quarter came in contact with general cargo vessel Bow area. … [Read more...] about Case Study – Tug boat receipts in Turkish ports: Salvage claimed by Tug boat assisting.
Case 1 - While anchored at a transshipment point, an iron ore carrier had rigged a combination ladder for vessel access. A person commenced climbing the pilot ladder while the crew … [Read more...] about Safety Digest – SAFE VESSEL ACCESS