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Posted: Feb 19, 2020

AWP Inspector Bulletin # 12

Attached our latest inspector newsletter sharing experience and feedback.

The latest edition of our newsletter addresses the following issues;

- Certificates of Specialized Training
- Conditions of class, significant recommendations, memoranda or notations
- Correct use of gas test tubes
- Coronavirus OCIMF release
- Unauthorised plug and play devices on the ECDIS
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Posted: Feb 19, 2020

Safety Alert - Exploding battery during testing of the emergency generator

During a sire inspection the Vetting inspector requested to test the emergency generator. When the generator was started by the crew, one of the two starting batteries exploded.
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Posted: Dec 6, 2019

AWP Inspector Bulletin # 11

Latest edition of our newsletter addresses issues on the following;

- Fire detection systems
- Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Failures
- Gas Monitoring Cabinets
- ECDIS Annual Inspection Test
- Ballast Tanks and Flame Screens
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Posted: Nov 26, 2019

OCIMF Safety Bulletin for Inspectors

This safety bulletin highlights the importance of verifying the level of awareness and familiarity vessel personnel have with key learnings, procedures and regulations affected by this incident. This safety bulletin is based on facts, contributory factors and learnings identified in the official investigation report of the collision between the Sanchi and the CF Crystal. It is also based on an analysis by OCIMF members of information available from the official reference documents. This safety bulletin does not in anyway seek to apportion blame or liability for the incident.
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Posted: Nov 13, 2019

AWP Inspector Bulletin # 10

Attached our latest inspector newsletter.
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