100% DEPENDENCE ON AUTOMATION LEADING TO FAILURE


Name: Anandha Porko Panimayam, Student ID: 40563, Rank: 3/ E Class IV

Summary:
Black out & loss of power in high risk area.

Corrective Action/ Lessons to be learnt:
Manual sounding taken, purifier started low section opened resumed the voyage
Do not trust the remote level gauge manual sounding to be taken at least once a day
Duty Engineers to be more vigilant


Incident:
Ship was transiting Bad El Mandeb high risk area then there was a loss of power because service tank level going below the high suction, Remote level gauge was stuck in high position so sounding was not taken by the duty engineer.
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