Maritime News

Posted: Jan 31, 2023

Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBDs)

Bahamas Requirements

This Notice outlines the carriage and maintenance requirements for EEBDs.
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Posted: Jan 31, 2023

MARPOL Annex VI Record Book

Bahamas Requirements

This Information Notice (IN) provides guidance on record keeping under Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as amended (MARPOL Annex VI).
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Posted: Jan 30, 2023

Non-Compliant 275N Lifejacket and Trans Suit

Transport Malta Safety Alert

The Directorate would like to draw the attention of all concerned to a UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s (UK MCA) decision regarding an investigation on 275N Lifejacket and Trans suit manufactured and marketed by Northern Diver (International) Ltd.
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Posted: Jan 30, 2023

Winches for Survival Craft and Rescue Boats - Defects

Transport Malta Safety Alert

The Directorate would like to draw the attention of all concerned to an equipment defect in relation to DW34F Electric Boat Winches manufactured by Zhenjinag DH Marine Equipment Co., Ltd, (item: MED/1.41 a, d) covered by Certificate No.2020-031-MED.
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Posted: Jan 30, 2023

Pirolec L-35 Rocket Parachute Flares

Transport Malta Safety Alert

The Directorate would like to draw the attention of all concerned to a Safety Notice issued by the Dutch Safety Board concerning ‘Pirolec L-35 rocket parachute flares’ relating to the model L-35/L-35-A (batch: 0525/2021-113), manufactured by LECEA Sistemas Pirotecnicos Avanzados, S.A. This follows reports of fatal accidents involving the use of L-35 rockets.
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