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Issue 35, May 2017

Alarms for abnormal rises in water levels in compartments

The purpose of this safety bulletin is to:

  • raise awareness of the potential serious risk to safety on board a vessel due to abnormal rises in water levels in compartments
  • provide safe practice tips for how best to reduce the risks and to alert people to the risk to safety associated with the flooding of compartments where buoyancy or stability may be compromised.

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