Tag: safety alert

9/1/2015: Safety alert – When fatigue catches up

The Coast Guard issued a safety alert to address fatigue as a potential causal factor in a number of recent groundings involving uninspected commercial fishing vessels.

05/11/2015: Safety alert – anchor equipment

The Coast Guard issued safety alert 5-15 to remind vessel operators and company technical managers of the importance of proper ship’s anchor use, stowage, and maintenance.

3/11/2015: Safety alert – Engine room operations

The Coast Guard issued Marine Safety Alert 4-15 regarding engine room operations, specifically the maintenance of machinery, escape routes and the importance of conducting thorough engineering watches.

03/03/2015: Safety alert – liquified petroleum gas

The Coast Guard issued safety alert 03-15 as a reminder to all gas carrier owners and operators of the importance of ensuring all personnel follow approved safety management system cargo handling procedures and industry best practices.

03/03/2015: Safety alert – ultra low sulfur fuel oil, compliance with MARPOL requirements

The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 02-15 as a reminder to vessel owners and operators about the importance of establishing effective fuel oil changeover procedures to comply with MARPOL Annex VI emission regulations.

2/24/2015: USCG & BSEE Joint safety alert – Dynamic positioning failures in the Outer Continental Shelf

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement issued a joint safety alert addressing dynamic positioning failures on offshore supply vessels engaged in oil and gas operations in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.

11/3/2014: Safety alert – Fuel system modifications lead to fire

Due to a recent casualty, the Coast Guard issued a marine safety alert to raise awarenss about the importance of using proper replacement parts and equipment in accordance with their intended purpose.

5/20/2014: USCG & BSEE Joint safety alert – Dynamic positioning system failures

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The U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement issued a joint safety alert addressing a dynamic positioning incident on a vessel resulting in a loss of position while conducting a critical Outer Continental Shelf activity.

5/19/2014 Safety Alert: Emergency escape breath devices & life support apparatuses in unprepared status

The Coast Guard issued marine safety alert 06-14 which comes from the discovery of numerous SABRE Emergency Escape Breath Devices, or EEBDs, and Emergency Life Support Apparatus, or ELSA, being found in an unprepared status.

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