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Tank entry checklist system

Issue number: MO-2009-010-SI-01
Who it affects: All ship owners, operators, managers, masters and crews
Issue owner: Fleet Management Limited, Hong Kong
Operation affected: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 270-MO-2009-010
Date: 10 November 2010

Safety issue description

While enclosed space entry checklists were being filled out by the crew members on board Bow De Jin, the checklist system was not being used as a proactive means to ensure that the necessary safety requirements were being met prior to tank entries.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Fleet Management Limited, Hong Kong
Action number: MO-2009-010-NSA-018
Date: 10 November 2010
Action status: Closed
Fleet Management Limited, Hong Kong

ATSB response:

Adequately addresses safety issue
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The company has adequatley addressed this safety issue

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Last update 06 March 2014