Activity - Description
Nov 24, 20
Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
System Subsystem Cause 14 - Pollution Prevention 146 - MARPOL Annex VI
Description Due Date Resolved Subject to regulation 3 of MARPOL Annex VI, in an emission control area designated for Tier III NOx control under paragraph 6 of MARPOL Annex VI/13, the operation of a marine diesel engine that is installed on a ship is prohibited except when the emission of nitrogen oxides from the engine is within the limits listed in MARPOL Annex VI/126.96.36.199.1.1-.3 when that ship is constructed on or after 01 January 2016 and is operating in the North American Emission Control Area (ECA).
Improper function of SCR flow meter renders main engine selective catalytic reduction system for operation in Tier III mode inoperable. Vessel is only capable of maintaining the main engine in Tier II mode in regards to NOx emissions while operating in the North American ECA. Vessel notified USCG hours after transiting through the ECA.
MARPOL Annex VI/13.5.1 Yes
Resolved Date Resolution Nov 24, 20 Cleared with attached class report
TEXAS CITY, Texas
Jun 15, 20
Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
Mar 06, 20
Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
System Subsystem Cause 01 - Certificates & Documentation 011 - Ships Certificates Placed in Improper Service
Description Due Date Resolved After any survey of the ship, as described in 1.4.2 has been completed no changes shall be made in equipment. The vessel's ICOF lists MARV settings for the vessel's two type C cargo tanks as 7.5 bar. PSCO observed that the MARVs had been set to 20 bar. IGC 2016 / 188.8.131.52 Yes
Resolved Date Resolution Mar 06, 20
System Subsystem Cause 04 - Emergency Systems N/A - No Subsystem Improper Installation
Description Due Date Resolved ESD Valves in liquid piping systems shall close fully and smoothly winthin 30 seconds of activation. PSCO observed that on two attempts to activate the vessel ESD from emergency operation points on the cargo deck, the liquid lines did not close until over 60 seconds. IGC 2016 / 184.108.40.206.3 (17ac) Yes
Resolved Date Resolution Mar 07, 20 Class report received attesting to the proper operation of the ESDs.
System Subsystem Cause 06 - Cargo Operations Including Equipment N/A - No Subsystem Placed in Improper Service
Description Due Date Resolved The IG equipment shall be capable of producing inert gas with an oxygen content at no time greater than 5% by volume. The PSCO onboard was not able to verify that the IG system was operational due to the pre-warming time exceeding 6 hours. IGC 2016 / 9.5.1 (17ac) Yes
Resolved Date Resolution Mar 07, 20 Class report received attesting to the proper operation of the IG system.
System Subsystem Cause 01 - Certificates & Documentation 013 - Documents Placed in Improper Service
Description Due Date Resolved The ship shall be provided with copies suitably detailed. Cargo Operations manuals approved by the administration such that trained personnel can safely operate the ship. PSCO observed the vessel's Cargo Operations manual had procedures for setting the vessel's type c deck tanks MARVs to 20 bar. A pressure not authorized by the vessel's ICOF. IGC 2016 / 18.2.1 Yes
Resolved Date Resolution Jun 10, 20 New cert was issued and manual amended. Head Office Gas Carrier section at Oslo
office did re-issue the ICOF. SOE still has original settings
System Subsystem Cause 09 - Working and Living Conditions 092 - Working Conditions Improper Installation
Description Due Date Resolved Where necessary, main and emergency switchboards shall be provided with non-conducting mat or gratings at the front and rear of the switchboard. During the engine room exam, the PSCO found the non-conducting mats missing from all switchboards and electrical panels located throughout the engine room. SOLAS 14 / II-1 / 45.2 Yes
Resolved Date Resolution Mar 07, 20 Class report received attesting to the non-conductive mating placed throughout the engine room in the proper locations.
International Certificate of Fitness - Gas Carrier
International Load Line Certificate
International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate
ISM - Safety Management Certificate
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate
Subchapter O Endorsement