The Marine Safety Forum has published the following safety flash regarding an incident in which there was a vessel blackout during close standby. Investigation revealed that blocked fuel filters were part of the cause.
The safety flash can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-14.15.pdf
Members may wish to refer to the following similar event (key word: blackout):
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