Marine safety issues and actions

Drill schedule

Issue number: MO-2009-009-SI-01
Who it affects: All ship, owners, operators, managers and masters
Issue owner: Petra Marine Australia
Transport function: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 269-MO-2009-009
Issue release date: 14 December 2010
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The ATSB is satisfied that the action proposed by perta Marine Australia will adequately address thia safety issue.

Safety issue description

Petra Frontier’s safety management system contained procedures outlining how fire and abandon ship drills should be carried out in accordance with SOLAS and Marshall Islands requirements. However, it also contained a drill schedule that provided some contradictory information.

Proactive Action

Action number: MO-2009-009-NSA-019
Action organisation: Petra Marine Australia
Date: 14 December 2010
Action status: Closed
Petra Marine Australia recognises that the drill schedule may have lead to some confusion and that this document will be amended accordingly.

ATSB comment:

The ATSB is satisfied that the action taken proposed by Petra Marine Australia will adequately address the safety issue.
Last update 06 March 2014