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