Project Lighthouse: Passenger Ships with Coast Guard Boarding Priorities

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Here’s a sorting of Coast Guard inspections data shows that these passenger ships have Coast Guard computer generated boarding priorities listed. You should note that inclusion on this list does not reflect poorly on a vessel if inspection issues are resolved.

Vessel NameDeficiency DetailsVessel ClassVessel AgeComputed Boarding Priority
CARNIVAL CONQUEST0350- Means of escape - Means of Escape shall be marked by lighting or photoluminescent strip indicators placed not more than .3 m above the deck. Photoluminescent tape located throughout deck 0 is missing and in need of repair along evacuation routes. - SOLAS (01) II-2/28.1.10Passenger Ship172
CARNIVAL CONQUEST-0750- A Class Division Penetration- A class divisions are those divisions that shall be constructed of steel and constructed as to be capable of preventing the passage of smoke and flame to the end of the one hour standard fire test. A-Class bulkhead surrounding emergency generator is severly wasted. SOLAS (01) II-2/3.3Passenger Ship172
CARNIVAL CONQUEST0750-Personnel Training- Crew Members shall be trained to be familiar with the arrangement of the ship as well as the location and operation of any fire fighting systems and appliances that they may be called upon to use. Numerous crew members found to be unfamiliar with fire fighting appliances on board. - SOLAS (14) II-2/15.2.2.1Passenger Ship172
VENTURAWhere the contents and use of a space are such that there is a doubt to its classificaiton, it shal lbe treated as a space within the relevant category having the most stringent boudary requirements. Perfume store is categorized as a category 8, but hold flammable liquids beyond daily use and meets the requirements to be designated as a category 14.
-74 SOLAS (2009) II-2/9.2.2.3.2.2
-16a
Passenger Ship112
VENTURAMarking must enable passsengers to identify routes of escape and readily identify escpae exits. Passenger bar/casino on deck 6 port side does not readily show means of escape out of space.
-74 SOLAS (2009) II-2/13.3.2.5
-16a
Passenger Ship112
VENTURAEmbarkation stations shall be adequately illuminated. 9 lights on the port side embarkation stations were not lit.
-74 SOLAS (2009) III/11.4
-16a
Passenger Ship112
VENTURAElectrically heated ovens shall be provided with a timer. PSCO observed neither of the ship's sauna electric ovens are provided with a timer.
-74 SOLAS (2009) II-2/9.2.2.3.4.6
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Passenger Ship112
CARNIVAL PRIDEEVERY LINE THROWING APPLIANCE SHALL INCLUDE NOT LESS THAN FOUR PROJECTILES. PSCO OBSERVED 04 LINE THROWING APPLIANCE CHARGES THAT EXPIRED JAN 2018 WITH NO AVAILABLE SPARE CHARGES. 74 SOLAS (2014 CONS.) III/18 LSA code 2010 reg 7.1.1.2Passenger Ship182
CARNIVAL PRIDEBEFORE THE SHOP LEAVES PORT AND AT ALL TIMES DURING THE VOYAGE, ALL LIFE SAVING APPLIANCES SHALL BE IN WORKING ORDER AND READY FOR IMMEDIATE USE. WHEN TESTED, LIFEBOAT NUMBER 10 ENGINE WAS NON OPERATIONAL. 74 SOLAS (2014 CONS.) III/20.2Passenger Ship182
CARNIVAL PRIDEBEFORE THE SHIP LEAVES PORT AND AT ALL TIMES DURING THE VOYAGE ALL LIFE SAVING APPLIANCES SHALL BE IN WORKING ORDER AND READY FOR IMMEDIATE USE. WHEN TESTING RESCUE BOAT, ENGINE WAS INOPERABLE. 74 SOLAS (2014 CONS.) III/20.2Passenger Ship182
CARNIVAL ECSTASYThe machinery shall be of a design and construction adequate for the service for which they are intended. The vessel reported a failure of the scrubber system on 21JUL17 from 1940 to 2137. SOLAS 04 Ch.II-1 Reg. 26.1 16 aPassenger Ship282
CARNIVAL ECSTASYWhen ships operate within the ECA, the sulphur content of the fuel oil used on board shall not exceed 0.10% m/m. With the scrubber not operating the vessel did not meet the Annex VI requirements. MARPOL Ann VI Reg. 14.4.3 10cPassenger Ship282
CARNIVAL ECSTASYAn alarm system shall be provided indicating any fault requiring attention and shall be capable of sounding an audible alarm in the ECR. The alarm notified the crew when the scrubber failed but the crew failed to act. Requested audit from the RO. SOLAS 04 II-1 Reg. 51.1.1 16 a cPassenger Ship282
GRANDEUR OF THE SEASA door designed to re-open upon contacting an object shall re-open sufficiently. Upon Testing the contact did not re-open the door (FD 09012)Passenger Ship232
GRANDEUR OF THE SEASThe construction of all doors and frames in "A" class divisions shall provide resistance to fire as the passage of smoke and flame. FD 05044 appears warped and does not appear to seal against it's frame. Additionally, the keyhole passes clearly through the door with no fire or smoke protection.Passenger Ship232
GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS0750 - Remote controlled sliding or power operated doors shall be equipped with an alarm that sounds at least 5 secs but no more than 10 secs before the door begins to move and continuous sounding until the door is completely closed. PSCO observed 04 fire doors with inoperable alarms: 05001, 10009, 06014 and 06010. SOLAS 74 (97 Cons.) II-2/30.4.2Passenger Ship232
GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS0750 - A door designed to open upon contacting an object in its path shall reopen sufficiently to allow clear passage of at least .75 m but no more than 1 m. PSCO observed 02 doors which failed to reopen upon contact: 06025 and 06021.
SOLAS 74 (97 Cons.) II-2/30.4.2
Passenger Ship232
GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS0750 - Doors shall be self-closing and capable of closing at and angle of inclination of up to 3.5* opposing closure, and shall have an approximate uniform rate of closure of no more than 40 s and no less than 20 s with the ship in the upright position. PSCO observed 02 doors fail to close: 10009 and 06014. SOLAS 74 (97 Cons.) II-2/30.4.2Passenger Ship232
CORAL PRINCESS0750 - Stariways and ladders shall be arranged to provide ready means of escape to the lifeboat and liferaft embarkation deck from all crew spaces which the crew is normally employed. As per MSC guidelines SOLAS-25 there is a room in room configuration on deck 14 Salon manager office that does not give clear notification of a fire in surrounding space by acceptable means. 74 SOLAS 2001 Cons. II-2Passenger Ship172
VEENDAMmain and auxiliary machinery essential for the propulsion and the safety of the ship shall be provided with effective means for its operation and control. The starboard propulsion motor is not operational. Vessel experiencing a reduction of propulsion.Passenger Ship232
EMPRESS OF THE SEAS1410-ENGINEERING-The condition of the ship and it's equipment shall be maintained to conform with the provisions of the present regulations to ensure the ship in all respects will remain fit to proceed to sea without danger to the ship or persons on board. #4 Main Engine pneumatic clutch was inoperable. 74SOLAS(14CONS)CH.I/11aPassenger Ship292
EMPRESS OF THE SEASDuring routine maintenance of overboard discharge lines, diver installed coffer dams failed resulting in the ingress of approximately 18Tons of water into the ship.Passenger Ship292
ASUKA II1. 1740/ 40b: Whenever a defect is discovered which substantially affects the integrity of the ship or the efficiency of its equipment covered by this annex the master or owner of the ships shall report at the earliest opportunity to the administration. While examining the engine room, found that oil content meter was missing for oily water separator No. 1. MARPOL ANNEX I Reg 6, 4.3Passenger Ship292
ASUKA II2. 0735/ 40b: Personal equipment shall consist of the following; 1. Protective clothing of material to protect the skin from the heat radiating from the fire and from burns and scalding by steam. Fire team memberÕs firefighterÕs outfit was found during fire drill to have gloves of torn and wasted condition. FSS CODE 2007 CH 3, 2.1.1.1Passenger Ship292
ASUKA II3. 0715/ 40b: Detectors shall be operated by heat, smoke or other products of combustion, flame, or any combination of factors. Multiple detectors found inoperable. SOLAS 1981 REG 13/1.11Passenger Ship292
ASUKA II4. 0910/ 10c: Fire doors in main vertical zone bulkheads and stairway enclosures shall be of the self closing typw capable of closing against an inclination of 3.5 degrees opposing closure. Numerous fire doors found to not fully close. SOLAS 1981 REG 30/4Passenger Ship292
PRINSENDAM7499- After any survey of the ship no change shall be made in the machinery with the sanction of the administration. Vessels stern thruster has been taken out of service due to leaking gasket. 74 SOLAS (14 CONS.) CH.I/11(b)Passenger Ship312
SAN GWANNInternal Stairway which serve more than 02 Decks of accomodation should be inclosed with smoke tight divisions. The Smoke tight division in the foward stairway is torn and separated from track on both sides. HSC 1994 Reg 7.4.41Passenger Ship2
SAN GWANNA vessel 300GT or more most have a Vessel General Permit and Notice Of Intend. Vessel has not submitted a Noticed Of Intend. VGP Part 1.5.1.1Passenger Ship2
HAMBURGDoors shall be self closing and be capable of closing with inclination of up to 3.5 deg and shall have an approximatley uniform rate of closure of no more than 40 sec and no less than 10 sec. Passenger fire doors were closing between 4 to 5 secs.Passenger Ship222
LE SOLEALSpaces are classified according to their fire risk as shown in categories (1)-(14). (10) Auxiliarry machinery spaces where storage of combustables is prohibited. Two category (10) spaces found containing combustables.Passenger Ship62
LADY NAOMIWater service pipes shall be sufficient for the effective distribution. Found a hole in the fire main piping for firs service station on 01 deckPassenger Ship212
SILVER DISCOVERERA fixed detection system shall be provided. When testing fire smoke detection, the system did not alarm due to bad fuse. 10cPassenger Ship302
SILVER DISCOVERERFire safety objectives are to prevent the occurence of fire. Room 404 had electircal plug ins on floor with water puddled next to it.Passenger Ship302
SILVER DISCOVERERFire safety objectives are to prevent the occurence of fire. Room 304 had paint stored in itPassenger Ship302
SILVER DISCOVERERFixed fire fighting required in store rooms. AC3 room was being used as a storage room. Either remove combustible material or add fixed fire fighting.Passenger Ship302