Marine safety issues and actions

Smoking risk controls

Issue number: MO-2014-012-SI-02
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.

Safety issue description

The smoking policy and associated risk controls on board Ocean Drover were not effectively managed. While use of designated smoking rooms was identified as the preferred option, smoking was permitted in cabins. In addition, approved ashtrays were not always used to extinguish and dispose of cigarettes.

Last update 11 March 2016