UNAUTHORISED PERSON DOING JOB LEADING TO LOSS OF TIME
Name: Jegadesh T, Student ID: 23237,Rank: Chief Engineer
Emergency Diesel Generator failed due to improper purification of fuel oil. Shore technician was attending EDG for frequency issue, told to replace two filters. Electrical Officer changed filter by himself and failed to put it properly. Next day vessel encountered black out and went to dead ship.
Corrective Action/ Lessons to be learnt:
Jobs should be done by the authorized person only.
Loss of time, fortunately happened at open sea. If this would have happened at congested water would have faced a big problem.