The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority of Australia (NOPSEMA) has published the following Safety Flash regarding several instances where designated watertight doors – which are to be closed at sea – have been routinely left open.
Further information can be found from nopsema.gov.au/assets/Uploads/alert/Alert51.pdf
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