Shipboard procedures for passage planning are not sufficient to allow the vessel to be operated safely within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Area and procedures for the operation of tenders do not prevent tenders from been used in poor weather conditions as evidenced by:
There is a serious lack of understanding and compliance to the protection of the environment relating to the the prevention of pollution by garbage as evidenced by:
The safety management system as implemented onboard does not make sure that the vessel can effectively respond to hazards, accidents and emergency situations and does not make sure that faults on critical items of equipment are reported to Flag, Class or port States. This is evidences by:
There are two machinery spaces ventilation inlet or outlet closing devices in approved fire plan on compass deck. However there is no closing devices on these two openings as evidence by the following photos:
The safety management system as implemented onboard does not make sure that procedures are implemented effectively for key shipboard operations as evidenced by:
Cracks found on six out of eight temporary welds on side bulkhead between decks 4 and deck 5. Photos:
Welding carried out by ships crew. Cracks length range from 300mm-600mm long. Condition of vessel not maintained after survey as per SOLAS Chapter 1, Regulation 11, Flag and RO not notified of defects on bulkhead cracks evident1; cracks2; cracks3; cracks4
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