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IMO/VIN Callsign Flag Service Year
9420631 3ELY9 PANAMA Tank Ship 2010
Activity# Port Date Activity - Description Deficiencies
7356415 Lewes, Delaware Nov 29, 21 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
7273938 Lake Charles, Louisiana Aug 03, 21 Vessel Inspection - Agency Action Complete
7119562 WASHINGTON, District of Columbia Dec 31, 20 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
7099846 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas Nov 23, 20 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
7093727 Houston, Texas Nov 18, 20 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
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SystemSubsystemCause
11 - Life Saving AppliancesN/A - No SubsystemPlaced in Improper Service
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. All engines in lifeboats and rescue boats... during this period of time, it should be demonstrated that the gear box and gear box train are engaged satisfactorily. PSCO observed that the port lifeboat propeller did not engage forward or aft during inspection. Upon further inspection it was discovered that the drive shaft was disconnected. 74 SOLAS (14)/ 20.2 74 SOLAS (14)/ 20.6.2Nov 17, 20Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 17, 20Vessel reinstated the drive-shaft and life boat is operational.
SystemSubsystemCause
11 - Life Saving AppliancesN/A - No SubsystemImproper Installation
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Each life raft or group of life rafts shall be stowed with a float-free arrangement complying with the requirements of paragraph 4.1.6 of the code so that each floats free, and if inflatable, inflates automatically when the ship sinks. PSCO observed both life rafts on the port main deck tied together and secured to the stationary life racks, thus rendering the float free mechanism inoperable. 74 SOLAS (14) III/ 13.4.2Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 20, 20Liferafts were installed IAW Solas requirements.
SystemSubsystemCause
07 - Fire SafetyN/A - No SubsystemImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Fire-fighting systems and appliances shall be kept in good working order and readily available for immediate use. During operational test of the emergency fire pump, a dime sized hole was discovered on the fire main line causing the pressure to dissipate. Temporary repairs were enacted by the crew. 74 SOLAS (14) II-2/ 14.2.1.2Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 20, 20A temporary repair was applied to the effective area and tested at 1.5 MAWP.
SystemSubsystemCause
12 - Dangerous GoodsN/A - No SubsystemImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
In tankers, electrical equipment, cables, and wiring shall not be installed in hazardous locations unless it conforms with standards not inferior to those acceptable to the organization. Reference IEC 60092-502:199/4.2.2. Multiple explosion proof electrical installations located in the cargo pump room, a Zone "I" hazardous area, were cracked, compromising the integrity of the fixtures. Note, the vessel is loaded with fuel oil and vacuum gasoline, both highly flammable cargoes. 74 SOLAS (14) II-1/ 45.11Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 20, 20Vessel has temporary lighting that is in accordance with the revelant requirements as required for hazardous location. Replacement lenses to arrive while in port or next port call of Corpus Christi
SystemSubsystemCause
07 - Fire SafetyN/A - No SubsystemImproper/Lack of Maintenance
DescriptionDue DateResolved
Ships of 500 gross tonnage and upwards shall be provided with at least one international shore connection complying with the first safety systems code. PSCO observed the international shore connection on the port side was missing the required materials and accessories. 74SOLAS (14) II-2/10.2.1.7.1 FSS CODE CHAP 2/2.2Nov 17, 20Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 17, 20
SystemSubsystemCause
15 - Safety Management Systems (ISM)N/A - No SubsystemDesign Flaw
DescriptionDue DateResolved
The company and the ship shall comply with the requirements of the International Safety Management Code. The company should ensure that all personnel involved in the company's SMS have an adequate understanding relevant roles, regulations, codes, and guidelines (6.4) In meeting these requirements, the company should ensure that: inspections are held at appropriate intervals (10.2.1), and that any non-conformity is reported, with its possible cause, if known (10.2.2). In accordance with the vessel's Safety Management System and Maintenance Procedures to include form "STD-GRL-P1-000", life saving and fire fighting equipment are to be inspected weekly and monthly. In accordance with the vessel's "Critical Operations Checklist", pump room electrical fixtures are to be inspected monthly. In accordance with the vessel's "Pump Room Entry Permit" procedures "WTM SF-010" there is to be a system of recording who is in the pump room, the space is to be vacated in the event of a ventilation failure, and the permit shall be rendered invalid should the ventilation of the space stop. As delineated in deficiencies 2-6, objective evidence attests to the vessel's crew failing to properly conduct maintenance and inspections of lifesaving, firefighting, and electrical equipment. Additionally, crew failed to follow pump room entry procedures, not logging PSCO entering, nor turning on ventilation despite walking down the first stairwell leading down into the pump room. Note, marine chemist was recalled to re-certify the pump room space. An external audit focusing on maintenance and inspection procedures is required prior to the vessel being released from detention. 74 SOLAS (14) IX/ 3.1 ISM 6.4 ISM 10.2Yes
Resolved DateResolution
Nov 20, 20The vessel's safety management wass audited on 19NOV20 by Llyod's Register and found to be effectivley implemented as per report.
6720210 Mobile, Alabama Jul 03, 19 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6566887 Mobile, Alabama Oct 23, 18 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6561472 Mobile, Alabama Oct 16, 18 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6550209 STATEN ISLAND, New York Sep 27, 18 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
6541573 STATEN ISLAND, New York Sep 16, 18 Vessel Operational Control - Agency Action Complete
6403418 New Orleans, Louisiana May 07, 18 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
5163941 Port Arthur, Texas Jul 02, 15 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4894210 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas Jun 27, 14 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4309138 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas May 15, 12 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
4235247 Houston, Texas Feb 13, 12 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
3999440 New Orleans, Louisiana May 01, 11 Vessel Inspection - Administrative Action
3984123 Houston, Texas Apr 11, 11 Vessel Inspection - Approved Inspection
Documents Issued Expires Agency
Certificate of Compliance - Tank Vessel May 7,2018 May 7,2020 N/A
Classification Document December 27,2015 December 7,2020 LR
COC-TVE Annual May 7,2018 May 7,2020 N/A
COC-TVE Renewal November 29,2021 November 29,2023 N/A
International Load Line Certificate January 23,2021 December 7,2025 LR
International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate October 3,2020 December 7,2025 LR
ISM - Document Of Compliance March 15,2017 May 26,2022 LR
ISM - Safety Management Certificate August 4,2021 October 2,2026 LR
Minimum Safe Manning Document November 13,2013 PA
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate January 23,2021 December 7,2025 LR
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Equip Cert, Rec. of Equip. January 23,2021 December 7,2025 LR
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate October 18,2020 January 17,2021 LR
SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate December 27,2015 December 7,2020 LR
Tonnage Certificate, International October 14,2010 N/A