There has been much debate about the COLREGS over the last 12 months or so, with many suggesting that it is now time for not just some amendments but a total revision of the Rules. So are the … [Read more...] about COLREGS: Still Fit for Purpose?
Onboard an oil tanker, Chief cook prepared a dish of “ sweet and sour fish” using frozen fish Skipjack tuna which was provided in packets and was well within its expiry date. Fish was consumed by most … [Read more...] about Case Study- Allergic reaction to fish preparation onboard.
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.