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Marine Safety Alert: BSEE & USCG identify delayed T-Time execution, poor operational decisions, and equipment breakdowns as contributors to a drillship’s unsuccessful attempt to avoid Hurricane Ida

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 05-22, to addresses an extreme weather event involving a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) conducting well operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Marine Safety Alert: Verify launching appliance winch component rating

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 03-22, to addresses the importance of verifying the condition and electrical duty ratings of the motor starter contactors in the winch controller for lifeboat and rescue boat launching appliances.

Marine Safety Alert: Dangerous gas buildup in fish holds

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 02-22, to addresses the importance of verifying atmospheric conditions in fish holds on commercial fishing vessels.

Marine Safety Alert: Lithium battery fire

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 01-22, to increase awareness of these hazards of transporting lithium batteries.

Marine Safety Alert: Verify products from Southwest Wire Rope Company- incorrect terminations can lead to catastrophic failure

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 08-21, to notify mariners to a potentially dangerous situation involving incorrect wire rope terminations which can lead to catastrophic failure.

Marine Safety Alert: Risk of steering loss from defective rams

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 06-21, to notify mariners to a potentially dangerous situation involving improperly machined ram threads which can lead to steering ram failure.

Marine Safety Alert: Electrical Issues Spark Major Concern

The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 05-20 to address hazardous area electrical instillation knowledge gaps observed in the maritime community.

Marine Safety Alert: Automatic Identification System (AIS) – Accurate Broadcasts Don’t Happen Automatically

Figure 1: AIS

The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 04-20 to remind the maritime community that accurate AIS data entry and display is essential to safe navigation.

Have you checked your lifeboat cables? Damage can contribute to unintended hook opening

The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued a Marine Safety Alert to bring awareness to the importance of checking for and replacing damaged control cables that operate between the release handle and hook in a lifeboat hook release system.

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