Marine safety issues and actions

Inadequate on-board documentation

Issue number: MO-2017-001-SI-01
Who it affects: All owners and operators and crewmembers involved in working aloft
Issue owner: Asia Maritime Pacific
Operation affected: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 328-MO-2017-001
Date: 21 February 2019

Safety issue description

Guidelines for the provision, care and use of shipboard equipment were not supported by suitable documentation. The only documentation was for mobile scaffolding equipment of different design and not for that in use on the ship.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Asia Maritime Pacific
Action number: MO-2017-001-NSA-003
Date: 21 February 2019
Action status: Closed

Documents specific to the scaffold equipment such as operating instruction and maintenance manuals/guidelines were identified and added to the safety management system. Monthly/quarterly inspections and maintenance have been implemented, made and kept on board.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The action taken by Asia Maritime Pacific by adding the applicable operating instructions and maintenance manuals guidelines to the safety management system and implementing monthly and quarterly inspections addresses the issues.

Last update 21 February 2019