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Engineroom Fires

Postby D Winsor » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:29 am

An interesting article in Marine Executive Magazine.
Most of what is highlighted is common sense but in today's era of old ships with increased maintenance demands, smaller crews combined with the mental and physical fatigue brought on by the increased demands placed on them, shrinking or non-existent consumable and parts supply budgets and the increasing loss of safe storage space for hazardous items while being held for disposal with the addition of added equipment in order to bring the vessel in compliance with modern environmental regulations. Even the best Housekeeping plans will eventually fall short increasing the probability of incidents like these.

Unfortunately many of the Marine Executives this article is aimed at still will not be able to make the connection between Nickel and Dimeing budget items related to or for Housekeeping and the consequences of doing so.

Troubleshooting 101 "Don't over think it - K.I.S.S. it"

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Re: Engineroom Fires

Postby JK » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:10 am

when you look at the fact someone is flogging an unmanned ship, you know they don't get it at all. They are absolutely clueless on the seamanship required to get ships through the big storms.

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