Below are collected so far High-risk Port State Control observations which led to vessels detention in 2018.

  • 15PPM alarm not working properly.
  • 15ppm calibration seal required by MEPC 107(49) was broken.
  • Oily water separator automatic stopping device (3-way overboard discharge valve) defective.
  • "Oil content meter alarm arrangements not in compliance with MEPC 107(49). Arrangements allow discharge overboard when flushing fresh water supplied to meter for in excess of 45 sec."
  • Desiccator expired Lack of records in memory for testing the OWS/15PPM. Crew unable to present records in memory.(ISM)
  • "Oily water separator, defective. (ISM)"
  • "15PPM alarm found inoperative (failed). As per user manual, the battery of the clock must be replaced."
  • 15 PPM alarm arrangements piping system not comply with instruction manual.
  • Oily water separator 15 PPM discharge monitoring system defective.
  • Lifeboats found not launched and maneuvered from 10 Nov. 2017.
  • Fake drill records found- same picture used on different drill and no other evidence show that drills carried out.
  • Security watch stander failed to verify of shore side personnel's identification and failed to maintain an accrete log of shore side victors onboard the vessel form 02/10/18 - 02/12/18.
  • Three (3) diesel generator oil & gas leak.
  • "Steam boiler measurement glasses pipe between case and closing valve thorough corroded, leak."
  • "Steam boiler automation system out of order (some switchers disconnected), oil leak."
  • "Vessel had a blackout due to blocked diesel oil filters. Reason was paraffin separation of the gas oil. Problem still not rectified. Before departure all engine have to run reliable. "
  • Emergency generator not working.
  • Emergency generator not in good order it stopped during test two (2) times.
  • Emergency generator failed to start on primary battery power.
  • "Start/finally time and position of ship when carried out exchange of ballast water not corresponded between Log book, ECDIS and ballast water record book, Ballast water reporting form. (ISM)"
  • No ballast water certificate found onboard at time of inspection. (ISM)
  • Ballast piping in No.4 WBT (Bilge Hopper) (P & S) found holed. Appropriate ballast management impossible in this situation.
  • "Sludge tank sounding cock, self closing devices not operational."
  • No.4 WBT (Bilge Hopper) (P) found contaminated with fuel oil.
  • All sounding pipes for water ballast tanks not closing by caps (Thread is stripped).
  • Means of self-closing devices (springs) missing on several sounding pipes in engine room. Deficiency from 11/05/2017 not rectified. (ISM)
  • Hand bilge pump in after steering space inoperative. May still be in operated since last PSC exam when it was issued as a deficiency.
  • Elbow pipe for cargo hold connection temporary repaired with welding.(ISM)
  • Bilge system overboard valve is leaking.
  • Flame failure alarm for boiler not worked.
  • BNWAS out of order (ISM)
  • "Watch keeping officers are not familiar with basic operations on ECDIS, e.g. reading the charted depth, plotting a manual position fix. (ISM)"
  • "On last PSC following deficiency was before departure and found not rectified: Water ingress alarm bosun store not functioning. Remote valve dewatering in bosun store system not functioning. (ISM)"
  • Bulkhead between E/R and water tank leakage.
  • Bulkhead of No.3 store on main deck holed. (ISM)
  • "Bow deformation, applied doubling plates and water leak spot."
  • Smoke signal are expire.
  • Several crewmembers performing overtime in excess of 85 hours which are not paid as per SEA. No monthly accounts of wages found on board.
  • "Calculation and payment of wages not as required£ї missing evidence of overtime payment and paid annual leave£ї according to records of work & rest hours, most of the crewmembers work minimum 10 hours per day but there is evidence only of the payment of the basic monthly wage"
  • "Cargo holds covers closing devices found heavily corroded, partly damaged. (chains securing link plates, quick acting cleats rubber washers, heads), some lifting hydro cylinder leaking. (ISM)"
  • "Several parts of rubber sealing missing on hatch covers. Crew did already efforts before to solve this problem on the aft hatches, however on forward hatches this problem is still existing. (ISM)"
  • "Small cargo access hatches defective. Majority of hatch cleats not closing, dog securing nuts wasted and/or wedges wasted."
  • Numerous C/H entrance hatches on cross decks are not closing weathertight. Some hatches with missing cleats. (ISM)
  • Folding type hatch cover for No.1 Cargo hold defective due to heavy leakage of hydraulic oil (3 places).
  • "Hydraulic line for cargo hold No.4 between Fr. 75-80 on port side is wasted and holed, resulting in two jubilee patches being installed. (ISM)"
  • "Found on all hath coaming drainage pipes the non-return valves missing. Several pipes stucked by cargo residues. (ISM)"
  • High level alarm and H.H. level alarm (overfill) for COT defective. (ISM)
  • Five (5) cargo tank hatches dog clamps found corroded and broken and hatches cannot be closed (damaged).
  • The inspection of the outside of the ship's bottom not carried out (23-December-2017).
  • Vessels safety equipment certificate expired on 20.07. 2018. Vessel visited three (3) ports after expiry of certificates.
  • Original certificate not found on board (Certificate is condition-ally issued). (ISM)
  • Safety equipment certificate expired without any extension approved by RO or Flag.
  • "All deck officers signed the passage plan, but not acknowledged what nautical publications, nautical charts, UKC will be used in intended voyage."
  • Two Junior navigating officers and Chief engineer`s flag endorsement certificate found expired.
  • Charts needed for last and next voyage- missing or not original.(ISM)
  • Chart not the latest edition. (ISM)
  • Back up arrangement for ECDIS not available on board.
  • "Several oil leakages from auxiliary engines, booster pump filter, HFO purifier, HFO service tank filter, MGO service tank filter. (ISM)"
  • Auxiliary engines bilges found oily and oil racks kept in the bilges.
  • Numerous areas in the engine room where fuel oil was allowed to pool. Oil soaked rags were left prominently throughout the engine room.
  • Main engine bilges with a lot of oil/sludge abt. 15 m3.
  • Major fuel and oil leakages in engine room including main engine.
  • "Many A-class boundary doors for the main stairway, E.C.R. and galley did not self close due to faulty door latches, hinges, hold-backs, to include wasted and missing door seals."
  • Corrective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)-officers and crew do not have valid CBA onboard.
  • One crew member does not understand English (working language). (ISM)
  • The bulk carrier booklet included minimum requirements in accordance with SOLAS 2008 amend Ch.6 / Reg.7.2 not provided. (ISM)
  • The company has failed to replace required life saving gear which was expired after repeated requests for the replacement from the crew.(ISM)
  • lack of a safe working environment on board during fumigating this voyage. £®ISM£©
  • "Vessel`s bunker manifold containment has significant wastage, causing the support is legs to give way, leading to a condition that is unsafe for the crew and environment. (ISM)"
  • Auto drain valve of No.4 cargo hold coaming holed and rusted. (ISM)
  • Auto drain valve of No.4 and No.5 cargo hold coaming missing. (ISM)
  • A number of hatch cover quick acting cleats wasted and not able to be firmly put in secure position. Various cleats found operating arrangement worn.(ISM)
  • "Cargo hold hatch covers cylinders heavy corroded, leak."
  • "Hatchway cover cleat in bad condition; Cleat assembly perished & deformed, Missing cleat, Hatch cover connecting joint deformed partly and Lower part of hatch cover partly torn out. (ISM)"
  • "Manhole cover for No.1 C/H found heavily corrosion, could not kept weathertight."
  • The SMS as implemented onboard does not ensure compliance with procedures for critical shipboard operations as evidenced by not getting the enclosed space entry permits DOC before clean and inspection of M/E scavenging air receiver carried out.
  • Ship`s personnel not continuously monitored cargo operation to confirm the tonnage figures supplied and each draught and tonnage observation not recorded in a cargo log book. (ISM)
  • The LSA and FFE devices were not in conditions to navigate and inadequate record of garbage segregation. (ISM£©
  • Lack of appropriate operating instruction for ship fumigation. £®ISM£©
  • Ship's SMS implementation not satisfied due to ship`s key operation regarding DG Containers segregation not complied with IMDG CODE.
  • The SMS on board the ship related to the procedures of discharging garbage not implemented effectively and correctly by duty crew members as evidenced by the deficiency code 14501.
  • "Officer and crew mess room, galley, pantry, store rooms, refrigerator, microwave oven etc. found extremely dirty and are not hygienic."
  • Rocket parachutes are expire.
  • Fire integrity of the deck between Bridge deck and Captain deck was destroyed due to some cable penetrated this deck freely. (ISM)
  • "With the notice given to Mersin Port Authority, available DOC certificate of the vessel is invalid."
  • The rubber from the bosun store door is deteriorated and not sealing. The gasket from the E/R skylight is partly missing. (ISM)
  • Found the provision door to deck not closing properly.(ISM)
  • Echo sounder out of order.
  • Electric cables in general all around the vessel temporary fitted with plastic cable ties.(ISM)
  • "An electric socket found in the shower of public toilet at deck No.1. Other, a switch in the crew messroom not properly maintained. The protection grid fixed on the rear of the console of the navigation equipments on the bridge (ISM)"
  • Value of nominal range of Astafyeva Light (Nakhodka Bay) not corresponded to List of Lights characteristics and ECDIS.
  • Backup ECDIS was unable to display necessary information in correct way during inspection.
  • "ECDIS not up-dated by maritime safety information for Vladivostok coastal warnings, Navarea XIII (Bombing, Gunnery, Missile excises area)."
  • Four (4) electric navigation chars electric navigation charts (ENC) for next voyage are not updated.
  • Backup arrangements (charts for intended voyage) for ECDIS not available. (ISM)
  • The stretcher cannot safety and effectively be send to rescue boat.
  • Means for bringing the davit-launched survival craft against the ship`s side and holding them alongside not provided.
  • Embarkation ladders rotten on both sides plus fwd. Starboard side ladder no connection to deck. (ISM)
  • Lifeboat davit (S-side) and embarkation ladder Liferaft holder in bad condition.
  • One (1) 2-way radio not worked.
  • VHF GMDSS portable emergency batteries miss seals.
  • Two (2) batteries of two-way VHF expired (Dec-2017).
  • Inspection of EEBD certificate expired.
  • Several EEBDs empty or tartly discharged.(ISM)
  • Delivery pressure of emergency fire pump found can`t build.
  • One flange connection found on emergency fire pump suction pipe in engine room.
  • Suction pipe of emergency fire pump penetrated E/R but not protected by substantial casing.
  • Emergency fire pump insufficient pressure. Self suction device out of order.(ISM)
  • Suction pipe of emergency fire pump not heat insulation in E/R (about 3M).
  • Emergency fire pump suction line insulation broken.
  • "Battery in battery room empty, liquid missing."
  • Emergency generator not start.
  • Emergency switchboard 110 V low earth insulation.(ISM)
  • Battery low density.
  • "Emergency light partly not work, battery low."
  • "fake emergency steering drills, enclosed space entry and rescue drill"
  • Emergency generator engine failed to be started automatically when simulation black-out test and emergency switch on main switchboard is off.
  • Emergency generator failed to start by the starting air bottle (in E/G room) during inspection. (ISM)
  • Emergency diesel generator second source for starting engine inoperative.
  • Emergency diesel generator was not supplying emergency electrical power as required.
  • Emergency generator can not started by No.1 and No.2 battery.
  • "Emergency generator defective, failed to connect to emergency switchboard. (ISM)"
  • The emergency source of power supply for steering gear not provided.
  • Emergency D/G starting batteries one of two section empty.
  • Emergency diesel generator air launching is not properly operating . Cooling system is leaking.
  • Emergency generator defective.(ISM)
  • "The 1/ENG entered into M/E scavenge box for checking piston under of M/E before the PSC inspection on 13-06-2018, but the enclosed space permission not issued. (ISM)"
  • Endorsement of C/ENG is expired (28.06.2018).
  • "Crew performance is poor. Areas of concern are: proper testing and wearing of the personal equip. for fire fighters, procedures for fire entry, preparation of F.F.E. at the fire scene. (ISM)"
  • Crew/Muster was incomplete as missing crew member not noticed. Fire entry not in accordance with the procedures. Fire dampers not closed. B.A. pressures not recorded. (ISM)
  • "Found the Chief engineer not familiar with the operation of the Foam system,(ISM)"
  • Crew showed lack of training in ability to fight galley fire. In addition officers unfamiliar with the operation of fixed fire fighting installation (CO2). (ISM)
  • Crew not familiar with fire fighting equipment/breathing apparatus and fire men`s outfit. (ISM)
  • NAVTEX printer unreadable.
  • "NAVTEX not working condition, screen not work"
  • NAVTEX last info missing.
  • Four out of five tested fire detectors failed to operate. (ISM)
  • Workshop smoke detector is blocked.
  • All air flow lines for smoke detection system failed and the fans of this system can not continuous running.
  • Fire alarm panel found out of work.
  • "Fire detection alarm system shown System fault, Alarm device disabled & Alarm device fault. Crew test smoke detectors by testing tool, but fire alarm not activated during inspection. (ISM)"
  • Air flow line for cargo hold smoke detection system fault. D.G. cargo loaded in related cargo holds. (ISM)
  • Fire control panel emergency source of power defective.
  • Found fire detection system switched off. Not possible to use the system. (ISM)
  • Smoke detector #30 in front of HFO Tank was intentionally sealed.
  • Fire detection and alarm system in wheel house out of order.
  • Accommodation interior stairway fire-protection self-closing door found fix in open position by ropes and out of order. (ISM)
  • Fire door entrance to E/R A-60 defective and fire door E/R to steering room A-60 door frame broken.
  • Several fire-resisting doors in accommodation lashed in open position. Repeat deficiency as in 2 previous PSC inspections. (ISM)
  • Fire door between steering gear room and engine room not closed. (ISM)
  • Several fire doors tied in the open position.
  • "Emergency escape door did not latch upon closure. Fwd. fire door from passageway into engine room with loose lock compromising door, and the door for aft ECR with lock missing."
  • Fire door (A-60) entrance to engine room broken/holed.
  • Door fitted in boundary bulkheads of engine room not gastight.
  • Accommodation interior stairway fire protection self-closing doors C & A deck found out of order. (ISM)
  • Air lock fire protection self-closing door leading from engine room to emergency fire pump compartment out of order and found arranged with hold-back hook. (ISM)
  • "Several accommodation fire protection self-closing doors found out of order (interior stairway, leading to engine room)."
  • Found most fire doors in accommodation and engine room not properly closing or blocked in open position. (ISM)
  • Engine room entrance fire door (A-60) frame broken.
  • A-0 door from galley to mess room missing. A-0 door from mess room to passageway missing. A-0 window between galley and mess room missing. (ISM)
  • Engine room lower platform emergency exit fire protection self-closing door out of order. (ISM)
  • "The fire drill was not satisfactory: the crew showed a lack of training, lack of coordination and lack of communication between bridge, chief mate and fire team. (ISM)"
  • Crew is not familiar with essential shipboard procedures relating to the safety of the ship. The crew were unable to perform a satisfactory fire drill. (ISM)
  • "Fire hose is in poor condition, holed."
  • Annual Inspection of portable fire extinguisher date expired.
  • One tested breathing apparatus leaking air (Fire station on main deck front of accommodation). (ISM)
  • Chemicals for foam fire extinguishing system found expired since July 2016 according to label at the chemical drum. (ISM)
  • Fuel oil tank of emergency fire pump. Level too low (less than half). Suction and delivery valve heavy rusted.
  • "Hydraulic power pack room in engine room is protected by CO2, vent flap found not closing from remote location."
  • Wire penetrated hole between E/R & emergency escape trunk not blocked.
  • "Cable penetrated the deck between Nav. Bridge deck (in wheel house ) and Capt. Deck, but the penetration did not be sealed properly."
  • A blocking device in the remotely operated valve on the HFO Settling Tank preventing the valve from being closed from the outside the space in the event of the file.
  • Fire main on deck has substantial leaks. One section leaking due to corrosion and another section leaking from flexible coupling. (ISM)
  • Emergency fire pump had unapproved hose rigged for priming purposes. Pump unable to prime and reach discharge pressure. (ISM)
  • Main fire pumps excessive water leakage.
  • Several fire hydrants around accommodation and on main deck water leaking.(ISM)
  • Main fire pump defective. Not developing pressure.
  • "Package sealing of fire pump in E/R leakage seriously, leaking to pressure only 0.18 MPA."
  • Fire main isolating valve defective.
  • Several fire dampers not closing. (ISM)
  • Engine room ventilator duct (S) defective.
  • All engine room fire dampers sized in open position.
  • "Engine room mushroom dampers (P and S) when fully closed, leave a very large gap (approximate 5cm)."
  • "No.1 cargo hold (Port) mushroom damper were half running found with a finger gap, left exposed by securing band."
  • Funnel fire dampers not closing hermetic.
  • One fire damper for engine room ventilator fail to be closed.(ISM)
  • Several fire dampers from accommodation ventilation rusted and not closing. (ISM)
  • "Four sets on E/R Fwd funnel fire damper seized, can not close, and one control wire broken. (ISM)"
  • Fire damper on top of wheelhouse PS inoperative. (ISM)
  • Hand-wheel of fire dampers of engine room not properly work (hand maneuverability) (ISM)
  • Main fire line found holed ST side midship. (ISM)
  • CO2 nozzle in purifier room is blocked. (ISM)
  • "Foam in cargo space fire extinguishing system of vessel. Quantity of foam required for this vessel 3007L, whereas vessel is having only 1396L (missing)."
  • Fixed fire extinguishing system (Water spray) for paint room fail to be test.(ISM)
  • CO2 pipeline on deck corroded thorough.
  • Fixed CO2 fire fighting system for cargo hold defective piping line for No.5 C/H(S) cracked and the piping for No.4 C/H(S) holed.
  • Fixed local application fire extinguishing system (water mist) was found in the °∞off°± position.
  • The outer layer of the hose for the manual release CO2 cylinder was substantially deteriorated.
  • Engine room fixed foam fire extinguishing system foam liquid pump not operational. (ISM)
  • Local application system for E/R pump not working properly.
  • CO2 line on main deck corroded seriously. One hole found of CO2 line and No.3 Cargo Hold CO2 line cracked
  • Seawater isolation valve for the fixed foam system in the closed position and fixed water based extinguishing system in manual mode.
  • Discharge pipe of fixed CO2 extinguish system (and sample extraction smoke detection system) for No.1 to No.3 cargo hold unable to use due to fracture and corrosion hole.
  • "Pilot line for fixed CO2 fire extinguishing system not connected and the fixed CO2 system failed to work normally. "
  • Procedure for changeover between high and low sulphur fuels missing. (ISM)
  • Garbage record book old edition.
  • "Several drums stowed on poop deck with iron parts; Nr.3 drums stowed outside garbage station, on main deck between C.H. Nr.2 & 3, with suspected liquid cargoes residues. FWD found also wood container full of garbage, outside garbage station (ISM)"
  • The ship discharged directly 0.02 and 0.04 cubic meters of food waste respectively into internal water and territorial sea of china
  • Garbage management plan not new edition and not carried out training.
  • Garbage management plan was not updated.
  • Crew members not familiar with new requirements of MARPOL 73/78. (ISM)
  • "Garbage management plan, all crews not familiarize and not sign."
  • Garbage record book was not the latest edition.
  • Two portable gas detectors not work for the CO & H2S gas from sample bottle. (ISM)
  • Boiler water level gauges found leaking and drain pipe stucked.(ISM)
  • General alarm system for E/R found malfunction.
  • The general alarm in case of emergency power is inoperative.
  • Manual call point alarm defect in ECR.
  • Air conditioner faulty.
  • Accommodation A/C not operational.
  • Cement patch pump under fire & general service pump. Appeal to be unapproved.
  • It could not be demonstrated that an immersion suit of appropriate size was available for the Second Engineer.(ISM)
  • Incinerator defective.
  • The inter-lock of ash door for incinerator found out of order. (ISM)
  • The incinerator unable to reach 600 deg. in 5 min. after started.
  • Incinerator unable to use during inspection.
  • "Liferaft unable to float automatically, due to painters connected with bracket wrongly.(ISM)"
  • Annual examination of three (3) inflatable liferafts are expired (last inspection 14/03/17). (ISM)
  • Invalid ISPS certificate on board at time of inspection. (ISM)
  • "Deficiencies marked ISM are objective evidence of a failure, or lack of effectiveness, of the implementation of the ISM Code."
  • The Master and company never received report of condition from C/OFF that oil was observed on the sounding tape when sounding No. 9 WBT (D. Bottom) (P) in mid. Nov. 2017.
  • Oil leakage alarm sensor of No.2 & No.3 Generator not fixed in position. (ISM)
  • "M/E double skin pipe out of order (No fixed, tighten rubber O-ring missing)."
  • The alarm of jacketed piping system for high pressure fuel lines malfunction.
  • Open drain end on fuel leakage alarm device for both auxiliary engines.
  • Steel casing on main deck inadequate lashings. (ISM)
  • Plenty of the cleats between each crosswise cargo hold hatch cover seized or damaged.
  • Hydraulic system for rescue boat launching arrangements damaged and broken.
  • Limit switch of davit hoist for rescue boat out of work. (ISM)
  • Hoist limit switch of portside rescue boat davit was out of order.
  • Means for release the rescue boat found out of function - the release handle obstructed by handrail.
  • Rescue boat unable to be observed at any time by operator during launching onboard.
  • Rescue boat can not be launched without electric power.
  • "Both lifeboats hook not restored properly, due to stop lever handle A not in stop position. (ISM)"
  • Stored mechanical power which is independent of the ship`s power supplies to launch the rescue boat defective.
  • "Rescue boat davit, the hydraulic davit slewing malfunction and stacked, cannot perform to stop after activated. The counter weight lever damaged and cannot perform the function."
  • Rescue boat davit has aluminum compounds which are deteriorating. (ISM)
  • "Rescue boat missing instruction for launching. Hoisting winch not ready for use (15 min waiting),crew not familiar with launching the RB. (ISM)"
  • "Rescue boat launching davit, hydraulic pump missing. No means of operation mechanism."
  • Remote control of crane swing in rescue boat found out of order.
  • On load/offload release mechanism and hydrostatic interlocks lifeboats (P & S) defective and side plates of lifeboat (S-side) hook mechanism bent. (ISM)
  • Port and starboard lifeboat on-load release arrangement defective.
  • "Four liferafts can`t keep float freely, due to painter not connected with weak link. (ISM)"
  • Hydrostatic mechanism of the on-load release gear for starboard lifeboat not reset properly.
  • Port side lifeboat davit mechanically inoperable during multiple launching attempts. Crew was not able to launch portside lifeboat within 10 minutes.
  • The davit launched liferaft could not be reached by the launching arrangement. The stored mechanical power system is insufficiently charged. (ISM)
  • Starboard lifeboat release & brake system not operational.
  • Line throwing appliances and pyrotechnics onboard expired.
  • Lifeboat(P-side) engine failed to start.
  • L/B food rations are expired.
  • L/B annual is over due.
  • Starboard side lifeboat propeller shaft deformed (vibration heavy).
  • No.1 and 2 lifeboat engines were unable to be started independently by individual batteries.
  • "No. 1 lifeboat signalling light damaged (due to corrosion), handrails missing/damaged, engine exhaust line flap corroded/damaged."
  • "No.2 lifeboat signalling light poor, corroded, rudder not properly work, handrails damaged, watertight flap not work."
  • "Lifeboats poor condition (Handrails not fix, Bilge pump not ready, Door not closing, Windows not fix, light not working, compass, etc.)"
  • Port and Starboard lifeboat on-load release safety interlocks defective.
  • Lifeboat steering (rudder) out of order.
  • "Free-fall lifeboat engine very hard difficult to start, and can not keep normal running after start."
  • Boat hook of lifeboat (P-side) found not rested properly.
  • One hole found at the stern hook cover of lifeboat and lifeboats found water leakage from painter remote control handle.
  • Lifeboat (S) not readily available as boat davit stuck.
  • "Lifeboat No.1 (S-side), unable to start by emergency power."
  • Free fall lifeboat engine could not be started.
  • Engine of freefall inoperative (ISM)
  • "Free fall lifeboat cant be started by both set of batteries, the magnetic compass failure."
  • Lifeboats fastening seat belts are missing and L/B engine exhaust pipe flap not work.
  • "Lifebuoys poor, lines not fix."
  • Port side lifebuoy self-ignition light to be renew.
  • Mast light was used as stern light.
  • Responsible crew member not familiar with arrangement & operation of portable NUC light.
  • Ships bell and gong missing.(ISM)
  • "Navigation lights broken, partly not work."
  • Diesel generator No.2 is under maintenance. Cylinder liner is removed. Diesel generators No.1 and No.3 fuel and cooling system leaking.
  • Diesel generator electrical motor for sea water cooling pump No.2 is out of order.
  • One sensor of main engine oil mist detector system for No.1 cylinder was failed and isolated.
  • Several panels of M/E controls desk removed. (ISM)
  • Two holes found in the door access to funnel of engine room.
  • The gasket of sky-windows of engine room brake.
  • Fire insulation in engine room bulkhead is damaged (near the main engine room access).
  • Exhaust gas pipe insulation of the auxiliary engines found incomplete.(ISM)
  • Hawse pipe washing lines connected to main fire line unable to be closed due to handle valve stuck (P-side) and handle valve broken (S-side).
  • "Ship has records of weekly/monthly controls of rescue equipment (Form WMC-11-01), they are not effective because expired liferafts were detected. (ISM£©"
  • Ship's is not manned as per MSM. (Lack of one deck officer)
  • Invalid MLC certificate on board at time of inspection. (ISM)
  • The previous master agreed agent to sign follow up inspection by himself which ignored the PSC authority to close the deficiencies as required by Tokyo MOU.(ISM)
  • A solid bulk cargo loading/unloading not prepared and not agreed on between master and terminal as per SOLAS 2008 amend Chap. 6/Reg.3~4 before cargo operation commencement. (ISM)
  • Close valve for No.2 Generator fuel oil line fail to closed and duty crew not familiar with the arrangement of generator fuel oil shut off device. (ISM)
  • Quick closing valve of inlet oil pipe for No.2 Generator unable to be closed by remote.
  • The remote shut valve for No.2 and No.3 Generator found seized. (ISM)
  • Three doors around E/R funnel nearby the incinerator fail to closed tightly.
  • Fuel oil tank of emergency generator not provided with quick closing valve.
  • Quick closing valve for D.O. Tank (S) doesn`t close.
  • Heat can transferred through fixed point of ladder into enclosure of emergency escape trunk in E/R.
  • E/R escape trunk lower fire door frame partly not insulated. (ISM)
  • MF/HF equipment malfunction.
  • MF/HF Power Source Defective.
  • Vessel not complying with safe manning document. Three number ABS (deck) and two number ABS (engine) are not having watch keeping certificates as required by SMD.
  • Several paper editions from nautical publications are missing. The vessel is not provided with back up arrangements for electronic nautical publications according to the certificate.
  • NP43 Not up-dated by Notices to Mariners.
  • NP43 Out-of-date of edition.
  • Weekly notices to mariners for correction of nautical publications missing.
  • BA nautical publications for engaged and intended voyages not up-dated.
  • Vessel arrived from Casablanca with no nautical publication at all for the area.
  • China sea pilot NP32A and list of radio signal NP286not available.
  • Nautical publications not updated. (ISM)
  • "Engine room bilge are heavily polluted with oily mixture, in bilges found much of garbage."
  • Shut off test missing.
  • Oily water separator 15PPM malfunctioning. Crew not able to test oily water separator.
  • The three way oil discharge V/V of O.W.S malfunction
  • Oil water separator found out of order due to main power switch out of control
  • Oil level sensor of O.W. S. out of order and engineers can not repair it until PSCO leave the ship. (ISM)
  • The oil discharge valve for OWS found malfunction. (ISM)
  • Oily water separator bilge pump is not operational. (ISM)
  • Oil water separator failed to work properly during inspection.
  • LO delivery not recorded in the oil record book.
  • Oil record book does not match with OWS log.
  • "Oil Record Book (Part I & II) is not properly filled (record book wrote out of correct space, cell limits are not respected)."
  • The rescue boat not manoeuvred in the water.
  • 10 PSC of cargo hold hatch covers cleats missing.(ISM)
  • Paint locker CO2 system main control valve seized.(ISM)
  • GMDSS officer (2/OFF) not familiar with the operation of S.S.B.
  • 3/OFF can`t operate the MF/HF installation.
  • "C/O and 2ND/O both GMDSS operators, not fully trained on the use of VHF/GMDSS. In particular were not able to perform a D.S.C. with GMDSS coastal radio station (ISM)"
  • Deck officers not familiar with the life boat launching instructions.
  • "Weight from the lifeboat release wire is touching the lifeboat, making the system inoperable. (ISM)"
  • "Lifeboat (P & S) on-load release system reset not in position, key personnel not familiar with the operation of on-load release system. (ISM)"
  • Alarm of continuously monitoring system for insulation test equipment on 100V feeder panel in emergency generator room defective during inspection.
  • "Multiple twist lock sockets found severely corroded, wasted, damaged and cracked. Random sampling of accessible sockets on Bay 2, 6, 10 and 38 found 12 damaged sockets. (ISM)"
  • Fake record of follow up inspection which shown on 8 May 2018 is found from real initial inspection report. (ISM)
  • ECDIS certificate of type approval not available on board. (ISM)
  • 13 crew members with invalid seafarer employment agreement (SEA). The crew shall be relieved before ship departure Gavle. (ISM)
  • No.1 & No.3 A/E turbo charger inlet pipes not insulated and surface temperature of inlet pipe reach 428.5 degree when No.1 A/E running.
  • D.O. Service Tank quick closing valve system is cancelled.
  • No.2 D/G D/O leakage alarm inoperative.
  • Sounding pipe found holed in E/R due to self-closing cock missing. Self-closing control cock for sounding pipes not working in E/R.
  • Presence of fuel and oil around main engine and in bilge wells aft. (ISM)
  • Actuating air line to the DOS Tk was intentionally disconnected preventing the closure of the Quick closing valve.
  • "Gas concentration not safety checks all appropriate locations ( accommodation, engine room, areas designated for use in navigation of the ship, frequently visited working areas and stores.)"
  • Not use gas detection pump and detection tubes arranged by fumigation company check phosphine gas.
  • Crew have used uncertified personnel cradle to check vessels midship draft. No evidence that personnel cradle has been load tested.
  • Master not familiar with function and critical settings on ECDIS. Senior officer failed to interpret navigational information on ECDIS settings and documented ECDIS procedures. (ISM)
  • Fore Peak Tank de-watering arrangement valve was unable to be shut remotely as per design.
  • "At aft deck, one freshwater pipe leading directly into aft peak tank corroded and holed.(ISM)"
  • Oil purifier No. 1 fuel leak.
  • M/E fuel oil heater leaks.
  • Oil purifier F.O. pump & fuel oil supply system excessive leak with oil soaked laggings.
  • Excessive oil spray pattern on top of F.O. Settling tank and oil spray from No.2 generator.
  • Sensors of oil mist detectors failed.
  • One overboard valve in engine room defective. (ISM)
  • "When operating on any steering pump configuration on the bridge in non-follow up mode, the rudder drifts to starboard."
  • Illegal connection points (At sludge pump's suction and outlet line).
  • Type approval certificate for 15PPM bilge separator missing.
  • OWS Calibration test and response time missing.
  • Crew unfamiliar with correct operation of OWS. Crew have left fresh water flushing water on oil content meter throughout operation.
  • Master has not had annual leave as per MLC.
  • Severe leakage noted from multiple locations at bilge and ballast pump sea water suction line and valve. (ISM)
  • Engine room emergency bilge suction valve need to maintain(stick now).
  • Both fire suits are damaged. (ISM)
  • Pilot ladder certificate not sighted onboard and poor condition (One unit pilot ladder not available onboard).
  • Starboard side mid-ship accommodation ladder lifting and lowering winch support is wasted and holed through. (ISM)
  • M/E fuel pump leaks.
  • "M/E several control alarms manually blocked due to broken sensors. CE informed SI and ordered all necessary parts. Due to the inoperative control alarms, the engine room can`t be considered as UMS."
  • Oil mist detector for main engine not working.
  • Fuel oil leak alarm for main engine not working.
  • Found several rotten fruits in cold room. All rotten provision to be discharged and new provision to be ordered before departure.(ISM)
  • Public address system not properly works. Insufficient volume and inoperative in Engine control room and in the accommodation of deck nr.1 (ISM)
  • Steering gear room bilge water hand pump discharge line directly overboard.
  • As per laboratory test results vessel operated in SECA on fuel with Sulphur content 0.16%.(ISM)
  • Various places ship side railing corroded and holed. One section railing partly detached from the deck. A number of supporting arrangement for the railing also disconnected.(ISM)
  • "Crane access and platform located between cargo holds 1-2, 2-3, 3-4 and 4-5 were excessively wasted and holed through. Port side ladder leading to F`cle has rungs are wasted and holed. (ISM)"
  • "During fire drill, when crew went to connect fire nozzle to fire hose it was incompatible. (ISM)"
  • FO quick-closing v/v blocked in the open position.
  • "Within 12 hours before departure, the ship's steering gear shall be checked and tested by the ship's crew. (ISM)"
  • "Vessel`s crew was not maintaining the ship or submitting non-conformity reports in accordance with their SMS, as evidenced by deficiencies marked (ISM)."
  • "Rescue boat engine no start (by hand 73 times, by batteries no start)."
  • Rescue boat engine cooling water system defective. (ISM)
  • Rescue boat davit is inoperable with lifting up and allowed for launching with crew. And limit switch of davit system is malfunctioning.
  • "Steering stuck on rescue boat, outboard motor not possible to turn to starboard. (ISM)"
  • Rescue boat engine in-operative.
  • Rescue boat holed in way of the drain plug. (ISM)
  • Crew members failed to demonstrate operation launching rescue boat by emergency power.
  • MF/HF DSC emergency source of power defective.
  • GMDSS battery poor condition.
  • Chief officer and master were not familiar with their duties that ensure crew safety during the ship be fumigation this voyage. £®ISM£©
  • Invalid SMC on board at time of inspection. (ISM)
  • "Several toilets are inoperative (e.g. bridge deck, deck A, main deck). Several mixing taps from showers are missing."
  • EPIRB top cover cracked near screw.
  • "SEA not as required: missing for all crew members hourly overtime rate included in the consolidated wage; for chief engineer, 2 AB and cook isn't specified the number of hours of work."
  • Seven (7) crews with expired contracts and some crews service period more than 12 months.
  • Several crew members with expired contracts 3/ENG expired.
  • "Sewage treatment plant discharge pump failure, pressure gauge defective, chlorine container empty."
  • Sewage treatment plant was found with several holes.
  • Vessel is using the marine sanitation device in Majuro lagoon without requesting authority from EPA.
  • Disinfective liquid unable to be transported into disinfective tanker pump during sewage treatment plant running.
  • The three way valve on sewage pipe lead to overboard during inspection main part of sewage directly discharging over board.
  • Untreated sewage disposal/discharge in port area.
  • Chlorine tablets to big for the feed tube. No chlorine measured in the treated sewage outlet. Treated sewage stored in the aft peak tank. (ISM)
  • Sewage treatment plant out of order (air blower and chemical dosage pump defective).
  • "Two restricted areas (SOPEP locker and Paint locker) on the main deck house superstructure were left unlocked and unattended, allowing unrestricted access to the restricted space."
  • "Found crew cabins in outworn condition. Furniture not sufficient for sea service (for example not secured collapsible table). No clean linens available-crew is using private bedclothes. (ISM)"
  • Speed and distance log malfunction.
  • Speed log inoperative - 5kts alongside.
  • "During PSC inspection emergency steering was tested. Steering on pump 1 was without problems. After that pump 1 was switched off and pump 2 was started. After a few seconds (when the engineer pushed the solenoids) pump 2 suddenly stopped (whole control box/switch cabinet powerless). In addition to this it was noted during the inspection of the bridge that the panel for the steering gear was showing all alarms for pump 2 (overload, no volt, phase failure, hydraulic Oil low level, monitor system down, etc.).(ISM)"
  • No.2 steering gear unit could not achieve 35 deg. to 30 deg. operation.
  • Crew was unable to perform a satisfactory test of the steering gear.
  • The control solenoid valves (P-side) of No.2 steering gear pump malfunction (emergency steering gear cannot operated).
  • The remote control of the steering gear does not respond quickly enough (more than 1 minute from 30 deg. port to 30 deg. Starboard).
  • Steering gear unit No.1 found inoperative.
  • Port and starboard liferafts wrongly secured.
  • Port side liferaft painter not secured to hydrostatic release unit.
  • Port liferaft secured to ship directly without weak link. Starboard liferaft painter not attached to ship.
  • Segregation of DG Container not comply with IMDG Code.
  • "The system of a drainage of the engine room is arranged for discharge overboard directly from engine room floors, trays. (ISM)"
  • "Found several hydraulic stamps for hatch covers with oil leakage and hydraulic oil spills on deck. (ISM)"
  • Missing Original NOx Technical Files. Engine Parameters Record Book.
  • Incinerator type approval certificate missing.
  • Crew was not able to test crank case oil mist detector.
  • Oil mist detector for M/E alarm unit out of order.
  • "Engineers failed to simulate oil mist detector system alarm for No.1, No.4, No.5 & No.6 cylinder of main engine during inspection."
  • Ventilation devices on monkey deck corroded through.
  • No.1 ventilator duct of E/R on Funnel deck rusted seriously & holed. (ISM)
  • PORT side (both forward and aft ) and STBD side aft engine room air ventilator dampers were seized in open position and unable to close fully as per design.
  • The main ventilation of engine room can not be shut-off.
  • Two (2) ventilator pipe of forward paint room through corroded and electric motor for ventilator not working.
  • Multiple ballast tank air pipe heads are inoperable and not closing as required.
  • Air pipe of fresh water tank broken. (ISM)
  • Cargo ventilation openings in cross decks not properly closing: flaps twisted out of position. Some flaps corroded through and with missing edges. One trunk found with holes. (ISM)
  • "Air pipe closing device for S.T.C.W, Void space and DO Serv. Tank found out of order (inside of air pipe head rusted seriously and float cannot moved)."
  • Fore peak tank air pipe top cover corroded and holed.(ISM)
  • A number of air pipe top cover not bolted and detached. Flange connection with missing bolt or bolts corroded/wasted.(ISM)
  • Plenty of air pipe heads on main deck damaged or heavy corrosion.
  • "Ventilator for CO2 room could not close tightly, not kept weathertight."
  • "Numerous vent heads from ballast tanks are seized, corroded (rubber seating),have rubbers missing or misplaced,e.g.No,18, APT, 17, 11, 14, 2, 4. (ISM)"
  • "VDR give °∞error°±, dispensation letter from Flag expired (alarm code 31,32 CF card)."
  • VDR not working.
  • Voyage data record (VDR) battery expired.
  • Auto pilot signal missing alarm was found on VDR panel.
  • "VDR can not receive the signals of AIS /RADAR, GPS, SPEED LOG, ECHO SOUND."
  • VDR indicate alarm crash module data lost. (ISM)
  • VDR malfunction due to fixed capsule recording failure and vessel failed to report to the R.O. or Administration or Authority.
  • Existing numbers of maritime safety information region missing
  • Wages for officers and crew not as per Corrective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
  • All seafarers not paid wage at monthly intervals in full for his work in accordance with SEA and same cases of non-payment of wage occurred repeatedly over 3 years.
  • "Water ingres alarm system control panel found abnormal, and sensor of Bosun store out of order. (ISM)"

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