Marine safety issues and actions

Bridge deck stairwell fire door

Issue number: MO-2014-012-SI-01
Who it affects: All persons responsible for shipboard operations
Issue owner: Korkyra Shipping, Croatia
Transport function: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 315-MO-2014-012
Issue release date: 11 March 2016
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

Proactive safety action taken complies with regulations.

Safety issue description

Ocean Drover’s bridge deck stairwell fire door was fitted with a holdback hook in contravention of international regulations. The door was hooked open, which allowed the fire to spread to the bridge deck from the deck below. 

Last update 11 March 2016