This Safety Alert addresses the importance of installing noncombustible materials in machinery space boundaries with dry exhaust systems.
Marine Safety Alert: Verify gateway handhold arrangements (Change 1)
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Change 1 to Marine Safety Alert 04-22, to addresses the importance of verifying the correct arrangement of handholds in embarkation gate arrangements aboard merchant vessels.
Marine Safety Alert: Unexpected heavy weather dangers
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert XX-21, to highlight how unexpected heavy weather events and rapid changes in weather have contributed to multiple notable and deadly marine casualties over the past several years.
Marine Safety Alert: Corroded turntable pins can cause structural failure on accommodation ladders
The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 05-21, to notify mariners to a potentially dangerous situation involving corrosion of the turntable pin on accommodation ladders.
5/22/2017: Safety alert 05-17 – Dangerous modifications found within a gas valve unit room
Recently Coast Guard port state control officers performed an examination on board a Liquefied Natural Gas carrier. While onboard the inspectors discovered a significant and potentially dangerous modification within a gas valve unit (GVU) room.