Jbu Opal
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IMO/VIN Callsign Flag Service Year
9400409 V7IN4 MARSHALL ISLANDS Tank Ship 2009
Activity# Port Date Activity - Description Deficiencies
7226427 San Francisco, California Jun 19, 21 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
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SystemSubsystemCause
09 - Working and Living Conditions092 - Working Conditions
DescriptionDue DateResolved
All electrical apparatus shall be so constructed and so installed as not to cause injury when handled or touched in the normal manner. PSCO observed vessel had added unapproved electrical wiring to the crew laundry room which included splices which were made to allow operation to the freezer. 74SOLAS(04)II-1/45.1.3 10cJun 18, 21Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Jun 18, 21Crew removed freezer.
SystemSubsystemCause
11 - Life Saving AppliancesN/A - No Subsystem
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Maintenance, testing, and inspections of life saving appliances shall be carried out based on the guidelines developed by the organization. PSCO observed temporary repair on sprinkler pipe where it protrudes the lifeboat above the side hatch on the port lifeboat. 74SOLAS(20)III/20.3.1 40acNo
SystemSubsystemCause
15 - Safety Management Systems (ISM)N/A - No Subsystem
DescriptionDue DateResolved
The company and the ship shall comply with the requirements of the international safety management code. PSCO observed a crew member enter the lifeboat without a personal gas meter or ventilating the lifeboat. The PSCO's gas meter began to alarm for CO gas. The lifeboat entry guidelines in PRW-09 if the vessel's ISM were not followed.Jun 18, 21Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Jun 18, 21Crew ventilated lifeboat and ensure to wear 4 gas when entering. Master will conduct training.
6950441 San Francisco, California May 09, 20 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6784649 TEXAS CITY, Texas Aug 16, 19 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
6778042 TEXAS CITY, Texas Aug 09, 19 Vessel Operational Control - Agency Action Complete
6546685 Houston, Texas Sep 23, 18 Boarding - Agency Action Complete
6450829 Houston, Texas Jun 20, 18 Boarding - Agency Action Complete
6419678 PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania May 22, 18 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
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SystemSubsystemCause
Construction/LoadlineMarkings
DescriptionDue DateResolved
01 1220 ICLL Reg.8 40c The ring, lines, and letters shall be painted in white or yellow on a dark background or in black on a light background. The deck and load line are not plainly visible.Yes
Resolved DateResolution
May 23, 18Vessel painted deck and load lines.
6244856 Houston, Texas Aug 18, 17 Facility Transfer Monitor - Approved Inspection
6142453 New Orleans, Louisiana May 15, 17 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6097738 Mobile, Alabama Mar 02, 17 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6056611 Lake Charles, Louisiana Dec 13, 16 Vessel Operational Control - Approved Inspection
6053288 Lake Charles, Louisiana Dec 06, 16 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5871579 New Orleans, Louisiana May 12, 16 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5767214 ST PETERSBURG, Florida Nov 20, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5767214 Tampa, Florida Nov 20, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5770825 Savannah, Georgia Nov 16, 15 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
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SystemSubsystemCause
Operations/ManagementMandatory Ship Reporting SystemsImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
33 CFR 160.208- The M/V JBU OPAL did not properly submit an updated ANOA. The vessel departed over six hours earlier than the estimated time of departure stated on the ANOA from the Port of Savannah. Specifically, the vessel had departed at 0555 EST on November 16, 2015, while the vessel’s ANOA listed departure time was 1800 on November 16, 2015.Nov 16, 15Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 16, 15Vessel recieved Letter of Warning.
5762783 Savannah, Georgia Nov 13, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5109944 PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania Apr 24, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4836908 TEXAS CITY, Texas Apr 18, 14 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4405598 North Charleston, South Carolina Aug 14, 12 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4242546 STATEN ISLAND, New York Feb 11, 12 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
DocumentationSafety/Response Plans/Programs
DescriptionDue DateResolved
0710-Fire Prevention- Vessel's Fire Control Plan doesn't accurately reflect A-O galley service fire door. Door is a non-automatic door and can only be closed from inside the space. 09 SOLAS 11-2 REG 15 2.4.1 Rectify to the satisfaction of class.Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Feb 13, 12Class Report- 0710- All fire control plans and safety and fire plans were corrected to reflect inclusion of "A"O inward opening door on the bulkhead of galley and crew mess room.
SystemSubsystemCause
Deck/CargoHolds/Tanks
DescriptionDue DateResolved
1099 -Other Alarms- Crew was unable to demonstrate proper operation of 4P High level and overfill alarms. Alarm was on at 87% of tank capacity. 33 CFR 155.480 Rectify to the satisfaction of class.Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Feb 13, 12Class report - 1099- "4P tank level alarm sensor was cleaned and system tested satisfactory."
3851404 Houston, Texas Sep 16, 10 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
Documents Issued Expires Agency
Certificate of Compliance - Tank Vessel May 22,2018 May 22,2020 N/A
Certificate of Fitness - Chemical Carrier May 1,2019 April 21,2024 N/A
Classification Document September 7,2015 April 21,2019 NKK
International Certificate of Fitness - Chemical May 1,2019 April 21,2024 NKK
International Load Line Certificate May 1,2019 April 21,2024 NKK
International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate April 5,2012 September 4,2012 NKK
ISM - Document Of Compliance June 1,2010 May 19,2015 DNV
ISM - Safety Management Certificate July 16,2014 September 6,2019 N/A
Minimum Safe Manning Document August 11,2015 MH
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Certificate February 9,2014 July 8,2014 N/A
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate May 1,2019 April 21,2024 NKK
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate February 9,2014 July 8,2014 N/A
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate February 9,2014 July 8,2014 N/A
Tonnage Certificate, International August 12,2015 NKK