Recommendation Date
Recipient Name
Maritime New Zealand
On 30 April 2023, the Commission recommended that Maritime New Zealand alert all vessel operators using rubber expansion joints within a vessel’s safety-critical system to the importance of taking into account the date of manufacture, in addition to the time in service, in their maintenance schedules to ensure they are fit for purpose.
Reply Text
On 3 May 2023, Maritime New Zealand replied:
We write to you in response to the Final recommendation MO-2023-201: Passenger Vessel, Kaitaki loss of power, Cook Strait, New Zealand 28 January 2023 notifying Maritime New Zealand of the final shape of recommendation’s 008/23 and 009/23 to be included in your report.
Maritime New Zealand accepts the final recommendation 008/23 and 009/23; as outlined in your letter.
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