Detainable Deficiencies noted in PSC inspection reports of NK-SMC ships in May 2010 Summary 1.Fire detection ( Fire detectors not marked, Fault alarm, Testing function failure, Fire detector covered in plastic) ( 3 cases) 2.Launching arrangements for survival craft ( On-load release defective, Engine cannot be started, Remote control line damaged ) ( 3 cases) 3.Maintenance of the ship ( Excessive quantity of deficiencies, Safety Officer was not received proper familiarization training ) ( 2 cases) 4. Means of control ( opening ) ( Quick Closing Device of D.O.Tank not fitted, Quick Closing Valves not working ) ( 2 cases) Details Case-1( Port in Argentina ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 692 Operational readiness of 1.Port and Starboard lifeboats onload release defective. 30 - lifesaving appliances Case-2( Port in China ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 945 Emergency lighting, 1.Emergency general purpose batteries defective. 30 - batteries and switches 1543 Compass correction log 2.Compass error log records not taken as per STCW 99 - requirements ( 99: From now on readings to be taken ). 2550 Maintenance of the ship 3.Emergency battery testing not carried out correctly. 18 - and equipment 1677 Reserve source of energy 4.Radio emergency batteries defective. 30 - 714 Doors within main vertical 5.Various doors latching mechanisms & automatic door 17 - zone closers defective including fire rated doors in accommodation stairwell, engine room, control room and galley. 743 Fire-dampers 6.Funnel flaps do not seat correctly. 17 - 330 Sanitary facilities 7.Crew shower room shower cubicles, sides & bulkheads not 15 - sanitary. 613 Stowage of lifeboats 8.Port and Starboard lifeboats Forward & Aft. hooks messing 17 - guards seized. 630 Launching arrangements 9.Starboard lifeboat on-load release system defective. 30 - for survival craft 2540 Emergency preparedness 10.Company International Safety Management procedure have 30 8 not indicated compliance by crew as evidenced by condition of Starboard lifeboat & emergency preparedness during launching of Starboard lifeboat. 1210 Overloading 11.Cargo loading completed, Load Line marks mid ship 30 - submerged. Case-3( Port in China ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 1220 Freeboard marks 1.The mark of load line at the position of middle ship corroded 15 - & not clearly. 715 Fire detection 2.Fire detectors (type) not marked. 15 - Page 1 610 Lifeboats 3.Stb'd lifeboat engine cannot be started by any one set of 30 - battery. 3045 Incinerator 4.The sight glass of incinerator broken. 15 - 660 Lifejackets 5.Battery for lifejacket in engine control room expired. 17 - 2545 Reports and analysis of 6.No non-conformity report for the defective lifeboat engine 17 9 non-conformities, found on board. accidents and hazardous occurrences Case-4( Port in China ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 1594 Voyage or passage plan 1.Passage plan not berth to berth ( 99: From now on ). 99 - 1560 Charts 2.Caofeidian port chart not available on board. 17 - 1685 Operation/maintenance 3.DSC test not carried out weekly ( 99: From now on ). 99 - 695 On board training and 4.Operation instructions of lifeboat/liferaft not under 16 - instructions emergency light. 945 Emergency lighting, 5.Parts of emergency lights broken. 17 - batteries and switches 1499 Other (machinery) 6.Parts of stream pipe in E/R leaking. 16 - 610 Lifeboats 7.Both lifeboat not ready for immediately use. 17 - 2199 Other 8.OWS not fully with water. 17 - 1720 (MARPOL/operational) oil Control of discharge of 9.Oil content of oily water discharged to sea not meet 30 - MARPOL requirement (outlet pipe inner surface) of O.W.S found much oil. 1745 15 PPM alarm 10.15 PPM alarm arrangements of O.W.S malfunction. 30 - arrangements Case-5( Port in China ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 620 Inflatable liferafts 1.Actual capacity of liferafts (15 x 4) not meet the 17 - requirement of Ship Safety Certificate. 1730 Oil filtering equipment 2.Joint of solenoid valve for Oil Filtering Equipment leaking. 17 - 1745 15 PPM alarm 3.Audible of 15ppm alarm for Oil Filtering Equipment 17 - arrangements malfunction. 746 Jacketed piping system 4.Jacketed piping system for high pressure fuel line leaking 30 - for high pressure fuel alarm for M/E out of order. lines 1499 Other (machinery) 5.No.1 Hyd. pump for ballast valve & hatch cover leaking in 17 - steering gear room. 741 Means of control (opening, 6.Quick-closing device of D.O. Tank for emergency generator 30 - closure of skylights, engine not fitted. pumps, etc. machinery spaces) 610 Lifeboats 7.Hinge of the entrance door for lifeboat detached on stb'd 17 - 1566 Voyage data recorder side. display error code "60", "33", "01". 8.VDR 17 - 1550 (VDR) shapes, sound- Lights, 9.A set of stern light out of use. 17 - 1550 signals shapes, sound- Lights, 10.Part of signal lamp on main mast damaged. 17 - signals Case-6( Port in China ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 715 Fire detection 1.Two smoke detectors malfunction on bridge deck ( 99: 99 - Before departure ). 2550 Maintenance of the ship 2.Crew not faimilar with operation of fire detection & alarm 99 10 and equipment system on board ship. ( 99: Before departure ). Page 2 1020 Fire alarm 3.Led indicators of Fault (yellow), Fault tax (yellow), key 10 - switch (yellow) on the control Panel (CP) Lit. Case-7( Port in China ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 1560 Charts 1.Admiralty Guangzhou port chart No.341 - Old edition. 17 - 1560 Charts 2.Admiralty Guangzhou port chart No.343, No.344, No.346 - 17 - Not be corrected up-to-date by TM. 610 Lifeboats 3.Search light for port lifeboat - Seal cover broken. 17 - 1599 Other (navigation) 4.Remote alarm panel of S-VDR - Display alarm 30 - code"01","31","32"and "6033". 715 Fire detection 5.E/R second deck area of fire detecting and alarm panel - 30 - fault alarm. 715 Fire detection 6.Testing function of area "2","3","4" for fire detecting and 30 - alarm system - failure. 1499 Other (machinery) 7.Emergency compressor - inoperative. 17 - 1560 Charts 8.Admiralty publication NP131 - old edition. 17 - Case-8( Port in China ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 630 Launching arrangements 1.Remote release control line (wire) of portside lifeboat - 30 - for survival craft damage seriously. 1275 Ventilators, air pipes, 2.One air pipe for lub tank on portside - broken. 30 - 650 casings Lifebuoys 3.Somke signal for both mob lifebuoy - not properly installed. 17 - 1270 Doors 4.Packing of on weathertight door on second floor - wasted 17 - seriously. 1835 Cargo vent system 5.Breathing valves for all cargo holds - seized. 17 - 988 Decks - corrosion 6.Main deck plating of forward ship - wasted seriously. 17 - 1699 Other (radio) 7.AC butten of GMDSS electricity switch board - broken. 17 - 710 Fire prevention 8.Insulation material of emergency escape trunk on bottom - 17 - peeled. Case-9( Port in France ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 741 Means of control (opening, 1.At the time of the inspection, most of the Quick Closing 30 - closure of skylights, Valves were not working with the two existing remote control pumps, etc. machinery (FO/DO and LO tanks). spaces) 2550 Maintenance of the ship 2.Maintenance schedule & tests does not ensure that quick 18 10 and equipment closing valves are maintained in good working condition. 1830 Cargo transfer 3.Pipe gasket on deck of Framo pump N°9 (Stbd) found with 30 - severe leak / Gasket of Framo pump N°1 has been temporary fixed (last IBC code class Survey: 11 March 2010). 739 Emergency Fire Pump 4.Emergency Fire Pump is leaking. 17 - Case-10( Port in Japan ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 1560 Charts 1.Chart for shim port chart No.w1178 - not up to date. 17 - 745 Ventilation 2.R/R ventilator handle (starboard side) - handle stuck. 17 - 2530 Resources and personnel 3.The company has not supplied Japan notice to mariners 18 6 requested by master without adequate reason. Page 3 1410 Propulsion main engine 4.Stern tube - sea water inflow unusually. 99 - * sea water inflow occurred because rotating seal ring broken. maker's mechanic changed the band, rotating seal ring and lathed seal ring. captain and dip informed class NK. NK surveyor will be onboard next po(99: Rectify under the class and send clear office NK survey report within 14 days ). Case-11( Port in Russia ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 1799 Other (MARPOL/Annex I) 1.Traces of hydraulic oil on main deck and same overboard 99 - (99: immediate). 740 Fire pumps 2.Fire-pumps manometers inoperative. 17 - 710 Fire prevention 3.Practice of doors blocking open (main vertical zone). 17 - 745 Ventilation 4.Some ventilation closing arrangements are partly dismantled 17 - and "frozen". 700 Fire safety measures 5.L.O. Storage, settling and cylinder self-closing arrangements 17 - are blocked open. 936 Steering gear 6.Strong leakages of hydraulic oil. Steering gear room to be 17 - cleaned. 1730 Oil filtering equipment 7.Oily water separator is inoperative. 30 - 1430 Auxiliary engine 8.Fuel oil purifier No. 1 - oil leakages, No. 2 - partly 17 - dismantled, inoperative. Lubricating oil purifier No. 1 - leakages. Purifiers compartment to be cleaned. 1430 Auxiliary engine 9.Main engine fuel oil pump - glands leakages. 17 - 1430 Auxiliary engine 10.Auxiliary engines Nos 1&2 - strong oil leakages, No. 3 - 17 - leakage of cooling water. 1420 Cleanliness of engine 11.Engine room to be cleaned - insufficient cleanness - 17 - room presence of fuel oil and sludge. 100 Ship's certificate and 12.Continuous synopsis record document No. 1 is missing on 17 - documents board. 2120 Garbage 13.Plastic garbage has to be discharged ashore until 17 - departure. 1570 Nautical publications 14.Sailing directions (i.e. BA 72) missing, List of light and fog 17 - signals (i.e. BA 84L) is of old edition. 2620 Endorsement of cargo 15.Loading manual: Main copy - reference for SOLAS XII/4.2, 17 - booklet 6 & 7 compliance, but vessel has triangles marked being accompanied by appropriate restrictions indicated in Manual, working copy doesn't correspond with the main one. 221 Certificates for master 16.Chief engineer and 3rd Engineer have Georgian certificates 30 - and officers of competency, Flag endorsements are not available. 221 Certificates for master 17.2nd Engineer doesn't have certificate of competency. 30 - and officers 252 Evidence of basic training 18.One of ABs (Crew list No. 16) has STCW VI/1 Certificate 17 - expired on 09-05-2010. 1541 Magnetic compass 19.Gyro compass fault (readings: gyro appr. 126, magnetic 30 - 200). 650 Lifebuoys 20.Some buoy lights have not ignited, some bouys missing in 17 - brackets. 2090 Evaluation of Crew 21.Emergency lighting - crew familiarization in operation to be 17 - Performance improved. 1430 Auxiliary engine 22.Main engine air compressor No. 1 - high pressure piping - 17 - two bolts missing. 1435 Gauges, thermometers, 23.Number manometers in engine room covered by paint, 17 - etc unreadable. 1410 Propulsion main engine 24.Main engine (starboard side) - considerable oil leakages. 17 - Page 4 1430 Auxiliary engine 25.Ballast pump No. 1 - glands leakage, manometers 17 - inoperative. 1410 Propulsion main engine 26.Main engine cooling sea water pump - glands leakage, 17 - manometer inoperative. 1430 Auxiliary engine 27.Auxiliary engines cooling sea water pump - glands leakage, 17 - manometer inoperative. 1435 Gauges, thermometers, 28.Fuel oil bunkering manifold - manometer rusted through. 17 - 1435 etc Gauges, thermometers, 29.Exhaust gases boiler pump No. 1 - manometer inoperative. 17 - etc 2550 Maintenance of the ship 30.Due to excessive quantity of deficiencies the vessel and its 30 10 and equipment equipment considered to be maintained on low level. Case-12( Port in USA ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 1420 Cleanliness of engine 1.M/E has excessive fuel oil & lub. oil leaks that have 30 - room accumulated around cylinder & fuel pump bases. 2550 Maintenance of the ship 2.Company designated Safety officer (1st/Eng.) has not 30 10 and equipment received proper familiarization training covering assigned duties. Case-13( Port in USA ) Def. Act. ISM Type of deficiency Details of deficiency Code Code Code 740 Fire pumps 1.Emergency fire pump unable to operate as designed. 30 - 715 Fire detection 2.Fire detector over cascade tank in ME space was covered in 30 - plastic & inoperable. 1410 Propulsion main engine 3.Multiple exhaust manifold leaks above main propulsion 40 - engine exhaust manifold. 1499 Other (machinery) 4.Steam leak from valve near sight glass atop vessel auxiliary 40 - boiler. 830 Pipes, wires (insulation) 5.Cracked weld seam on electrical conduit joining electrical 40 - inspection truck is open & exposed to environment. 1150 Loading and unloading 6.Oil leak originating from port side cargo hatch #2 ram due to 40 - equipment a worn gasket/O-ring. Page 5
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