Safety Advisory Notice MS20070002

Safety Advisory Notice

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20070002
Date issued: 29 June 2007
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

The absence of a discharge valve on the main fuel pump necessitated the fitting of blanks in the fuel system so that the engine could be run using the stand-by pump, while keeping the main pump depressurised.

Safety Advisory Notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that the owners and operators of ships should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action when considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012