SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Accidents

CPP failure caused heavy contact with lock

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The Swedish P&I Club has issued its Monthly Safety Scenario for December, regarding an incident in which the OOW of a vessel that was berthed alongside a quay, waiting to proceed through a lock to another berth, assumed everything should be OK for departure without having checked that the controllable pitch propeller (CPP) was not responding correctly and subsequently the vessel rapidly approached the lock.

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Installation methods for diving hoses

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IMCA has reported an incident in which a complaint was received about an odour or smell in a divers’ breathing hose or gas hose order to explain a safety issue that exists with some methods used to install fittings and the use of re-usable fittings on diving umbilicals and hoses.

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NTSB opens docket for El Faro investigation

EL FARO

On August 15, a voyage data recorder group was convened to audition the El Faro’s VDR and to develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured on the cargo ship’s bridge audio. A few months later, the NTSB announces its intent to open the docket for its investigation into the sinking of the ship.

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