Intertanko launched new guidance on Mooring System Management Plans and Line Management Plans. The guidance is developed to assist operators ensure compliance with MEG4 and address the questions in Vessel Inspection Questionnaire. With this guide, Intertanko also aims to help operators manage the relevant equipment and lines from design to retirement.
Following many incidents due to anchor machinery failures, OCIMF and INTERTANKO recommend measures in an effort to enhance anchor windlass safety. Stellar Voyager incident involving crew injury is a typical example of these failures. UK MAIB report has found that the most likely cause of this failure was over-pressurisation of the system due to the reversal of the hydraulic motor as the chain rendered.
Some 200 representatives of classification societies, shipbuilders and shipowners came together in Tokyo last week for their annual ‘Tripartite Meeting’ on issues of common interest.
A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed by Graham Westgarth, Chairman of INTERTANKO; Ricardo Augusto Leite Falcão, President of CONAPRA; and Otavio Augusto Fragoso Alves da Silva, President of FENAPRATICOS
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