011/17

Status
Open
Recommendation Date
Recipient Name
IACS
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On 10 April 2017 the Commission recommended to the International Association of Classification Societies that it inform all of its members about the circumstances of this accident and advise them to alert their surveyors to pay special attention to any corroded nitrogen cylinders or other pressure vessels when conducting their Class or Flag State surveys, particularly when inspecting pressure vessels stored in an open marine environment.
Reply Text
In accordance with attached IACS 'Guidelines of Marine Accident Investigation Reports' you are kindly invited to direct any recommendations from Marine Accident Investigation to the vessel’s Classification society for Class matters and flag Administration for Statutory matters please.
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