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Awaiting MLC & STCW tide to come in

Posted to Awaiting MLC & STCW tide to come in (by Joseph Fonseca) on April 18, 2012

Though the Manila Amendments to the STCW and MLC, 2006 seeks to bring in consistency and rationality in seafaring and shipping in order to serve better the cause of safety of life at sea, maritime security and protection of environment, yet…

Inspection of Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves

Posted to USCG Safety Advisory (by Jocelyn Redfern) on January 31, 2011

U.S. Coast Guard Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) are discovering Fuel Oil Quick-Closing Valves (QCVs) intentionally blocked, modified, and poorly maintained preventing them from operating as designed during an emergency. compromised. flammable liquid fire.