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Ship Name: ACHILLES II Ship Type: Bulk Carrier

Flag: Panama Recognized Org: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai


IMO Number: 9269001 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/23/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: New Orleans, Louisiana Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Irika Shipping S.A.
Achille Management S.A.
Charterers
Cargil Energy Transportation and Metals

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


0725 - Fixed fire extinguishing PSCO found the vessel's hyper mist fixed fire fighting
installation system set to manual mode at the local and remote
activation stations, contrary to the manufacturer's
operating instructions. This arrangement would prevent
the system from operating automatically as designed
and approved. The Chief Engineer stated that the main
fire fighting system for the engine room was the foam
system which would discharge automatically; however,
the foam fire fighting system's operating manual
indicated that they system must be activated manually.

Ship Name: ANNE Ship Type: Bulk Carrier


Flag: Antigua and Barbuda Recognized Org: Germanischer Lloyd
IMO Number: 9145126 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/22/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Texas City, Texas Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Nordica Schifahrts GmbH & Co. KG
Held Bereederungs Gmbh & Co. KG
Charterers
Nordic Navigation I Ltd

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


0740 - Pumps The vessel's emergency fire pump is inoperable and
unable to independently provide two jets of water as
required.

0740 - Pumps The fire main is damaged within the #5 ballast water
tank causing the ballast water tank to overfill and drain
through the tank vents and sounding tubes on the main
deck.

0940 - Ballast fuel and other tanks The vessel's emergency generator fuel shut-off valve is
inoperable, meaning the fuel supply is not capable of
being closed from a safe position outside of the
emergency generator space in the event of a fire.
Ship Name: ARCHANGELOS GABRIEL Ship Type: Oil Tankship
Flag: Greece Recognized Org: American Bureau of Shipping
IMO Number: 9308998 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/09/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: New Orleans, Louisiana Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Archangelos Investements E.N.E.
Diamlemos Shipping Coporation
Charterers
Valero Marketing & Supply Co.

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


0720 - Fire fighting equipment PSCO found the vessel's water mist fixed fire fighting
system in the off position and the main water supply
valve from the supply tank closed. This configuration
is contrary to the automatic operating instructions listed
in the manufacturer's manual and would not enable the
system to function as designed.
Ship Name: ASIATIC Ship Type: Bulk Carrier
Flag: Greece Recognized Org: American Bureau of Shipping
IMO Number: 9541813 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/06/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: New Orleans, Louisiana Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Whiterock Shipping Co. S.A.
Nereus Shipping S.A.
Charterers
Pacific Basin Shipping (HK) Ltd

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


2525 - Masters responsibility and The U.S. Coast Guard attended the vessel on October 6
authority to determine the Masters condition after receiving a
report from pilot onboard that the Master and
crewmembers appeared to be intoxicated. The Coast
Guard met with the Master to discuss the purpose of the
visit. Upon investigation by the Coast Guard an
alcohol test (Breathalyzer) was performed by the Coast
Guard, which indicated a blood alcohol content (BAC)
of .1 (U.S. legal limit .04/STCW & SMS .05 BAC). The
Coast Guard has determined the Master to be
intoxicated and unfit for duty to perform essential
shipboard procedures as it pertains to the Masters
Position and responsibilities. Based on the Masters
intoxicated state, the Coast Guard does not consider the
vessel to be sufficiently and efficiently manned in
accordance with the Safe Manning Document.
Additionally, the PSCO reviewed the vessel's safety
management system documentation and found Form
OA-O4B where the Master signed that he was aware of
Companies Drug and Alcohol Policy. Prior to
movement, the vessel shall be provided with a
certificated Master to the satisfaction of the
Administration.
Ship Name: BELLAVIA Ship Type: Containership
Flag: Marshall Islands Recognized Org: Germanischer Lloyd
IMO Number: 9290440 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/23/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Long Beach, California Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Herm. Dauelsberg GmbH & Co.
"Eastvia" Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbH
Charterers
Bellavia Shipping Corporation

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


1720 - Control of discharge of oil PSCO discovered evidence indicating that a flexible
hose arrangement was fitted between the discharge side
of the marine diesel oil pump and the oily water
separator (OWS) three way valve, bypassing the
installed OWS and oil content meter (OCM) and
allowing the oil and/or oily water mixtures to be
discharged directly overboard into the sea. PSCO also
discovered the presence of heavy oil in the overboard
discharge valve downstream of the OWS/OCM sampling
supply connection. This unapproved method does not
permit the crew to monitor the content of effluent to
ensure the overboard discharge does not exceed 15 parts per
million.

0999 - Other (Safety In General) The Master failed to report to the Administration repairs
made to the #4 starboard fuel oil tank in way of frames
72-73.

2550 - Maintenance of ship and Objective evidence discovered in an expanded ISM


equipment exam revealed the following major non-conformities: the
intentional deviation from the company's SMS
environmental protection policy as evidenced by the
bypass of oil filtering equipment and subsequent
discharge of oil directly overboard, an improperly
maintained Oil Record Book Part I as required by
MARPOL Annex I and the vessel's SMS, and failure to
report to the company the hazardous condition
discovered with the #4 starboard fuel oil tank.
Ship Name: CATALONIA Ship Type: Bulk Carrier
Flag: Malta Recognized Org: Det Norske Veritas
IMO Number: 9309526 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/02/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Baltimore, Maryland Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


MS " Catalonia" Schiffahrtsgesellschaff mbH &
F. H. Bertling Reedere GmbH
Charterers
Bertling Logistics Pool

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


0725 - Fixed fire extinguishing The main water supply valve for the vessel's water mist
installation fixed fire fighting system was found in the closed
position. When the vessel's crew was asked why the
system was configured in that manner, they said they
keep it closed to avoid system activitation in the event
that a false fire is detected. This arrangement is
contrary to the manufacturer's operating manual and
would not allow the system to operate as designed in the
event of a fire.
Ship Name: CLIPPER ALBA Ship Type: General Dry Cargo Ship
Flag: Netherlands Recognized Org: Lloyd's Register of Shipping
IMO Number: 9456745 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/29/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Corpus Christi, Texas Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Rederij Smith B.V.
S.M. Smith B.V,

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


1430 - Auxiliary engines The vessel's emergency generator is inoperable due to the
excessive wear on the fan belt for the cooling system
causing the generator to overheat. It cannot provide
sufficient power to supply all those services that are
essential for safety in an emergency for the required
amount of time.

1420 - Cleanliness of engine room PSCO discovered severe oil leaks throughout machinery
in the engine room (including the starboard side of the
main engine, the heavy fuel oil pump, and the
bunkering lines into the engine room) leading to oil
soaked lagging and creating a significant fire hazard.

2510 - Safety and environmental Evidence discovered during an expanded ISM exam
policy revealed the company/vessel failed to implement
applicable requirements of the Safety Management
System (SMS). The emergency generator is inoperable,
the port side engine room ventilation fan is inoperable,
the #2 heavy fuel oil purifier is inoperable and the
heavy fuel oil pump is leaking a significant amount of
oil. The #2 and #3 generators will not operate unless
additional means of cooling is provided. There is also
oil soaked lagging on machinery throughout the engine
room creating a significant fire hazard. Request an
external audit of the vessel's safety management system.
Ship Name: CUMBRIA Ship Type: LPG Gas Carrier
Flag: Liberia Recognized Org: Lloyd's Register of Shipping
IMO Number: 8807650 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/16/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: St. Croix, USVI Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Gesteq Shipping, Inc
Eastern Pacific Shipping PTE LTD

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


1138 - Liquefied gases in bulk During an operational test, the vessel's installed water-
spray system ruptured in multiple locations including
the supply piping to the port cargo manifold and
supply piping to the superstructure. Additonally, 54
nozzles (26 % of the total nozzles) for the system were
found severely clogged resulting in a loss of effective fire
protection. The ship's crew also does not properly test
the water spray system prior to cargo operations as
detailed in the vessel's Cargo Operations Manual section
15.15.5

Ship Name: FRIO KYKNOS Ship Type: Refrigerated Cargo Carrier


Flag: Malta Recognized Org: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
IMO Number: 9035072 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/28/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: New Orleans, Louisiana Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Star Sea Shipping S.A.
Baltmed Reefer Services Ltd
Charterers
Meat Plus B.V.

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


0710 - Fire prevention PSCO discovered the remotely operated quick closing
fuel shutoff valve for the fuel oil tank servicing the
main engine blocked in the open position with bolts.
This condition renders the quick closing valve incapable
of being closed remotely from outside the space in the
event of a fire.
Ship Name: KIWI ARROW Ship Type: Bulk Carrier
Flag: Panama Recognized Org: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
IMO Number: 9434527 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/02/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Baltimore, Maryland Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Santoku Senpaku Co., Ltd.
Lucretia Shipping SA
Charterers
Gearbulk LTD

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


0725 - Fixed fire extinguishing PSCO found the vessel's hyper mist fire fighting system
installation control panel in the 'Manual' position instead of the
'Automatic' mode as required by the system's operating
manual. In this configuration, the system can only be
activated manually from the control panel in the work
shop located outside of the engine control room. This
arranagement prevents the system from interacting with
the fixed fire detection system and automatically
operating as designed and approved in the event of a fire.

Ship Name: LADY MARIA LUISA Ship Type: Bulk Carrier


Flag: Panama Recognized Org: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
IMO Number: 9427031 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/09/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Baltimore, Maryland Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Philsynergy Maritime Inc.
Green Spanker Shipping S.A.
Charterers
GMI Ops Limited

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


2199 - Other (MARPOL Related PSCO discovered that the vessel was operating in the
Operational Def.) North America Emission Control Area (ECA) utilizing
fuel oil that does not comply with the MARPOL Annex
VI ECA sulfur limits.
Ship Name: MAMBO Ship Type: Containership
Flag: Panama Recognized Org: Intermaritime Certification Services
IMO Number: 8700826 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/04/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Miami, Florida Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Trans-Mambo
Americas Marine Management Services, Inc.
Charterers
Antillean Marine Shipping Corp.

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


1730 - Oily-water separating During the operational test of the OWS, the PSCO
equipment observed the system malfunctioning as follows: the Oil
Content Meter failed to operate/electrical malfunction.

0635 - Launch arrangements for Upon inspection of the davit and winch system for the
rescue boats rescue boat, the PSCO was informed by the Chief Mate
that the davit system was not operational. The vessel
was unable to safely lower or recover the rescue boat
during an operational test.

0615 - Rescue boats Rescue boat was not in working order and ready for
immediate use. During operational test of the rescue
boat, the crew was not able to start the outboard motor.
The rescue boat is required per the Safety Equipment
Certificate.

Ship Name: PACIFIC IRMA Ship Type: Bulk Carrier


Flag: Panama Recognized Org: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
IMO Number: 9425954 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/21/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Baltimore, Maryland Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Fairmont Shipping (Canada) Ltd.
Irma Shipping S.A.
Charterers
AS Klaveness

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


0725 - Fixed fire extinguishing PSCO found the vessel's hyper mist fire fighting system
installation control panel in the manual mode and not the automatic
mode as per the manufacturer's operating manual and
shipboard procedures. When in the manual mode, the
system can only be activated from the control panel in
the steering gear room and can not be automatically
activated by the fire detection system as designed.
Ship Name: YM ETERNTIY Ship Type: Containership
Flag: Liberia Recognized Org: American Bureau of Shipping
IMO Number: 9353292 Recognized Security
Organization
Date of Action: 10/29/2013
Action Taken: Detention Recognized Org (RO) No
Related:
Port: Alameda, California Organization Related
to Detention:

Ship Management: Owners, Operators, or Managers


Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation
All Oceans Transportation, Inc

Deficiencies: Code - Category Description


1430 - Auxiliary engines The control panel shut off for the emergency generator
was found inoperable. As a result, the crew kept the fuel
supply valve closed in order to manually shut off the
emergency generator. This rendered the emergency
generator inoperable in automatic mode. As a result, the
PSCO witnessed the generator shut down shortly after
starting during three separate operational tests during
the exam.