Class and Statutory News
MARSHALL ISLANDS - Inspection of tank vent heads
Apr. 27 2017
Inspection of tank vent heads recommended every 3 months
Convention : GENERAL
Flag : Marshall Islands
Ship type : ALL TYPES
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator has noted several issues with Port State Control relative to the condition of Tank Vent Heads. There have been numerous heads found with missing, broken, and wasted parts. These issues have been found on vessels of varying ages ranging from new delivery to existing vessels in service.
Owners and Operators are urged to open and inspect these vent heads every three (3) months.
The Marine Safety Advisory is attached below for further information