Marine safety issues and actions

Fire doors

Issue number: MO-2014-008-SI-01
Who it affects: All persons responsible for the maintenance of equipment
Issue owner: Korea Leading Company of Ship Management (KLCSM)
Transport function: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 312-MO-2014-008
Issue release date: 20 April 2016
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

Proactive safety action taken

Safety issue description

A number of Marigold’s engine room fire doors were held open by wire and/or rope. The open doors allowed the smoke to spread across the engine room and into the accommodation spaces.

Proactive Action

Action number: MO-2014-008-NSA-001
Action organisation: Korea Leading Company of Ship Management (KLCS)
Date: 20 April 2016
Action status: Closed

All KLCSM ships are now required to have signs on fire doors requiring the doors to be kept closed. The company’s superintendents will inspect each ship for compliance with this procedure and the condition of each fire door. It has also committed to providing fire prevention and response training to all crewmembers across the fleet.

Last update 20 April 2016