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IMO/VIN Callsign Flag Service Year
9047518 LAUU4 NORWAY Tank Ship 1995
Activity# Port Date Activity - Description Deficiencies
7125052 New Orleans, Louisiana Jan 19, 21 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
11 - Life Saving AppliancesN/A - No SubsystemImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Before the ship leaves port and at all times during the voyage, all life-saving appliances shall be in working order and ready for immediate use. Lifeboat engine was unable to start when inspected by PSCO. Batteries were found to have low voltage. Batteries charged to working order. SOLAS 74 III/20.2Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Jan 22, 21Batteries charged and placed in proper service. New batteries were also ordered.
SystemSubsystemCause
11 - Life Saving AppliancesN/A - No SubsystemImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Before the ship leaves port and at all times during the voyage, all life-saving appliances shall be in working order and ready for immediate use. Rescue boat davit manual fast and slow hoisting mechanism not working as designed. SOLAS III/20, 17aYes
Resolved DateResolution
Jan 22, 21Received class report stating satisfactory repairs and testing were made. Tested manual hoisting, hydraulic power, and accumulator (pressure verified).
6692796 Houston, Texas May 25, 19 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6669138 STATEN ISLAND, New York Apr 24, 19 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6664302 Woods Hole, Massachusetts Apr 17, 19 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
6404070 New Orleans, Louisiana May 07, 18 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6138188 Houston, Texas May 12, 17 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
Pollution Prevention/ResponsePrevention EquipmentDamaged By Earlier Event
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Incinerator electrical door interlock switch failureMay 26, 17Yes
Resolved DateResolution
May 16, 17Received class report from DNV. Vessel repaired interlock system on the incinerator. Vessel conducted operational test and was successful.
SystemSubsystemCause
Pollution Prevention/ResponseResponse EquipmentDamaged By Earlier Event
DescriptionDue DateResolved
One out of three chemical suits showed sign of deterioration around face seal-area; failing to produce adequate protection.May 17, 17Yes
Resolved DateResolution
May 16, 17Received class report from DNV. Vessel replaced worn chemical suit with a new one.
6068523 Houston, Texas Jan 10, 17 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6010990 Houston, Texas Sep 28, 16 Vessel Inspection - Administrative Action
5956624 Houston, Texas Jul 24, 16 Facility Transfer Monitor - Agency Action Complete
5943307 TEXAS CITY, Texas Jul 21, 16 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5876272 TEXAS CITY, Texas May 16, 16 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
ElectricalElectric Generation Source (service)
DescriptionDue DateResolved
A main source of electrical power shall be sufficient for all services required by SOLAS II-1/40 and the main soruces of electrical power shall consist of two generating sets. The starboard generator is inoperable. 74 SOLAS (97) II-1/41.1.1 60acYes
Resolved DateResolution
May 17, 16Received Class report, technician report, and attestation from Master and Chief Engineer attesting to the repairs.
5812015 Houston, Texas Feb 09, 16 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5808675 Houston, Texas Feb 03, 16 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
LifesavingLifeboat Equipment
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Before the ship leaves port, and at all times during the voyage, all life saving appliances shall be in working order and ready for immediate use. Both SARTs batteries have passed expiration date. 74SOLAS(14)III/20.2Feb 10, 16Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Feb 08, 16Received DNV GL Class report attesting to new batteries in SART. See attached doc.
SystemSubsystemCause
EngineeringFuel Oil Service SystemImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Precautions shall be taken to prevent any oil that may escape under pressure from any pump, filter, or heater from coming into contact with heated surfaces. The number 2 and 4 cylinders fuel oil pumps were leaking fuel from seals. 74SOLAS(97)II-2/15.2.4Feb 17, 16Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Feb 08, 16Received DNV GL Class report attesting to the proper repairs. See attached doc.
5738865 WASHINGTON, District of Columbia Oct 08, 15 Incident Investigation - Agency Action Complete
5161088 ATLANTIC BEACH, North Carolina Jun 23, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5053310 Houston, Texas Jan 14, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5050175 New Orleans, Louisiana Jan 08, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
EngineeringFuel Oil Service SystemDesign Flaw
DescriptionDue DateResolved
9800 - Other (clearly hazardous) - The # 2, 4, and 5 cylinder's fuel oil pumps were leaking fuel from seals. The leaks do not constitute a major fire hazard currently, but if unresolved it can become a serious safety/fire concern. Provide proper documentation from certificate issuing authority attesting to rectification of deficiency. 74SOLAS II-2/15.2.4Jan 22, 15Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Jan 14, 15Received satisfactory class report.
4876801 Houston, Texas Jun 02, 14 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
NavigationCollision/Grounding AvoidanceImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Vessel reported an inoperable echo depth sounder recorder.Jun 06, 14Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Jun 06, 14Vessel submitted a technician report attesting to repairs.
4873559 North Charleston, South Carolina May 29, 14 Vessel Operational Control - Approved Inspection
4872478 North Charleston, South Carolina May 28, 14 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4870297 Wilmington, North Carolina May 27, 14 Vessel Operational Control - Agency Action Complete
4864066 Wilmington, North Carolina May 24, 14 Vessel Operational Control - Administrative Action
4862205 Wilmington, North Carolina May 18, 14 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4613820 STATEN ISLAND, New York Jun 07, 13 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4301891 Houston, Texas May 04, 12 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4516565 WASHINGTON, District of Columbia Mar 22, 12 Incident Investigation - Agency Action Complete
4273845 TEXAS CITY, Texas Mar 19, 12 Vessel Transfer Monitor - Approved Inspection
4267953 TEXAS CITY, Texas Mar 12, 12 Vessel Operational Control - Agency Action Complete
4261983 WASHINGTON, District of Columbia Mar 12, 12 Incident Investigation - Agency Action Complete
3994316 New Orleans, Louisiana Apr 25, 11 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
ElectricalElectric Generation Source (service)
DescriptionDue DateResolved
1430-Auxiliary Engine-Main source of electrical power shall consist of at least two gen sets. The #1 aux gen has water leaking into the exhaust manifold from the heads and is being troubleshot by ship's crew. C/E could not provide estimated time of repair. - SOLAS 04 cons II-1/41Apr 25, 11Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Apr 26, 11Received, reviewed, and accepted class report from DNV stating the deficiency was rectified. Ship''''s crew found and repaired pin hole leakage in the intermediate piece of the exhaust manifold.
3983684 STATEN ISLAND, New York Apr 11, 11 Vessel Operational Control - Agency Action Complete
3730100 Houston, Texas May 03, 10 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
3569446 Wilmington, North Carolina Aug 18, 09 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
3558401 TEXAS CITY, Texas Aug 07, 09 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
3556045 Wilmington, North Carolina Aug 05, 09 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
Pollution Prevention/ResponsePrevention EquipmentUnknown
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Oily water separator equipment is inoperable. PID regulator for bilge water separator is malfunctioning preventing any oily waste from being pumped to the OWS. The OWS has been secured and properly tagged out.Aug 19, 09Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Aug 17, 09Received Class Survey attesting to the satisfactory repair of the OWS. New PID module was fit by the crew. The repair was visually inspected by attending surveyor and Chief Engineer. OWS was function tested and found in order.
3458803 Christiansted, Virgin Islands Apr 28, 09 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
3102394 PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania Nov 21, 07 Boarding - Agency Action Complete
3102109 PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania Nov 21, 07 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
2814011 Houston, Texas Nov 03, 06 Vessel Operational Control - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
NavigationPiloting/SteeringUnknown
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Received deviation request for inoperable gyro.Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 04, 06Received satisfactory technician report.
2803816 New Orleans, Louisiana Oct 19, 06 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
2677770 Wilmington, North Carolina Jun 19, 06 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
2344825 Houston, Texas Apr 28, 05 Enforcement - Administrative Action
2319775 San Pedro, California Mar 25, 05 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
2173749 New Orleans, Louisiana Aug 21, 04 Vessel Transfer Monitor - Approved Inspection
2109473 TEXAS CITY, Texas Jun 24, 04 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
2098003 New Orleans, Louisiana Jun 12, 04 Vessel Transfer Monitor - Approved Inspection
1997071 Houston, Texas Jan 26, 04 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
1744916 New Orleans, Louisiana Feb 14, 03 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
Pollution Prevention/ResponsePrevention EquipmentImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Excessive oil found in piping after automatic stopping device of Oily Water Separator. Have Class attest to the proper operation of Oily Water Separator and approve current piping arrangement on board vessel. LEGACY COMPONENT DESC: Oily Water Separator (15 ppm)Feb 14, 03Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Feb 15, 03Received class report from DNV satisfying requirement.
SystemSubsystemCause
Deck/CargoInert Gas System
DescriptionDue DateResolved
The IGS has a dry water seal. Witnessed satisfactory operation of valves, and vessel was authorized a one time offload of cargoes requiring the IGS. LEGACY COMPONENT DESC: Water SealFeb 21, 03Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Feb 15, 03Class witnessed satisfactory operation of modified system. Vessel required to send modified plans to Class for approval. Based on results of CG inspection and Class approval, deficiency cleared.
1745442 New Orleans, Louisiana Feb 13, 03 Vessel Operational Control - Administrative Action
1600473 San Pedro, California Apr 03, 02 Boarding - Agency Action Complete
1496427 FPO AP, Guam Mar 21, 02 Boarding - Agency Action Complete
294241 Houston, Texas Sep 27, 01 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
294025 Houston, Texas Sep 24, 01 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
284513 ST PETERSBURG, Florida Nov 26, 00 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
284513 Tampa, Florida Nov 26, 00 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
1055843 ST PETERSBURG, Florida Nov 25, 00 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
1055843 Tampa, Florida Nov 25, 00 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
435695 Houston, Texas Dec 12, 99 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
808437 STATEN ISLAND, New York Dec 12, 98 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
423427 STATEN ISLAND, New York Dec 12, 98 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
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SystemSubsystemCause
LifesavingUnknown
DescriptionDue DateResolved
THE EPIRB IS IN INOPERABLE Dec 12, 98Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Dec 14, 98
530814 TEXAS CITY, Texas Feb 21, 97 Vessel Transfer Monitor - Agency Action Complete
393039 TEXAS CITY, Texas Jul 05, 96 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
381370 TEXAS CITY, Texas Aug 06, 95 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
872219 Houston, Texas Jul 29, 95 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
871989 Houston, Texas Jul 29, 95 Vessel Inspection - Administrative Action
381526 Houston, Texas Jul 29, 95 Vessel Inspection - Administrative Action
381120 Houston, Texas Jul 29, 95 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
Documents Issued Expires Agency
Certificate of Compliance - Tank Vessel June 7,2013 June 7,2015 N/A
Certificate of Fitness - Chemical Carrier March 14,2019 July 31,2020 DNV GL
Classification Document August 22,2018 July 31,2020 DNV GL
International Certificate of Fitness - Chemical June 4,2020 July 31,2025 DNV GL
International Load Line Certificate June 4,2020 July 31,2025 DNV GL
International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate August 17,2015 July 31,2020 DNV
ISM - Document Of Compliance October 3,2002 March 31,2004 DNV
ISM - Safety Management Certificate March 18,2019 February 28,2021 DNV GL
Load Line Certificate (Coastwise) September 15,2000 July 31,2005 DNV
Minimum Safe Manning Document March 16,2019 NO
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate August 17,2015 June 30,2020 DNV
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate October 16,2020 July 31,2025 DNV GL
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate March 12,2019 July 31,2020 DNV GL
Tonnage Certificate, International March 7,2019 DNV GL