Paris MoU Detention Report for Bulk Carrier MV EEC Atlantic

M/V EEC Atlantic arrived at Hamburg on 27.11.2008 to discharge bulk cargo. On the same day a PSC-inspection has been carried out. The ship’s statutory certificates were expired since June 2011. The inspection revealed 43 deficiencies of which 9 were considered as ground for detention.

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A summary of the deficiencies identified during the PSC inspection are presented below:

  • Corrosion identified on the main deck machinery.

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  • Frames of watertight doors corroded and not watertight.
  • Some manholes not watertight closed, lots of bolts missing.
  • Overboard outlet with insufficient temporary repair by rubber tapes and wires.
  • Both breathing apparatus not ready for use.
  • Crew not able to start the lifeboat engine during a boat drill.
  • ISM system failure in several areas of the code.
  • Main fire line perforated excessively, several hydrants leaking.

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  • Position light box corroded, light sector incorrect.
  • Stanchion for emergency light for life raft station broken.
  • CO2 pipes hatch no.1 not properly fixed.
  • CO2 room ventilation inlet completely blocked by insulation material.
  • Excessive cooling water leakage at M/E unit no.2.
  • Shaft guide for emergency bilge suction valve broken, valve inoperable.
  • Emergency starting air cylinder found empty.
  • Some railings excessively corroded, with holes.

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  • Sewage tank full, discharge to shore facilities necessary (but not requested by ship).
  • Floor plates corroded and not fixed.
  • Several leakages at important systems in E/R.

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  • Exhaust gas leakage at economiser.
  • Oily water separator not as required, 15 ppm alarm monitor not properly working.
  • Strong corrosion at high sea-chest and covers of sea water filters.
  • Damaged belt drives of ventilation fans for accommodation.
  • Unsanitary conditions in crew accommodation and hospital.

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During the re-inspection on 05.12.2008 temporary repairs and rectification of the deficiencies to a reasonable extent in order to allow the ship a single voyage directly to a scrap yard in Alang, India were verified.

Source: Paris MoU

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