Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Inspections Uncover Marine Safety Fears

news_boat.jpg
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

2:11pm 25th January 2014

It had been revealed some Cornish crews are sailing with lifeboats which do not work or not knowing how to use firefighting equipment.

Those are some of the things inspectors have come across as they check out safety standards.

Now a warning is going out to make sure correct and working kit is on board.

Surveyor Chris Uglow is based in Falmouth: "First of all we want to see that the vessel itself is in good condition so that an accident doesn't occur and then we look at the safety equipment that is provided to control and deal with any accidents that might happen.

"We've seen on passenger ferries hull openings and so on not in good condition, lifesaving appliances not maintained and lifeboat engines not able to start."

2:11pm 25th January 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
budgens

Job Fears At Cornwall Supermarket

Company that owns Budgens in Helston in administration

edward hain hospital

WATCH: Fears For St Ives Community Hospital

Public meeting over beds closed for almost a year

Most read
lanner fire

UPDATE: House Fire Near Redruth

Smoke was seen billowing from building in Lanner

tregadillet a30

UPDATE: Crash Closes A30 Near Launceston

A car rolled over just before the morning rush

Top articles

Cornwall Council Tax Rise Approved

Cornwall News: Residents will see a 4% increase on their bill

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

French frontrunner Macron wants UK talent to move to France after Brexit

National News: The French presidential frontrunner stood on the steps of Downing Street and said he wants "banks, talents, researchers, academics" to move across the Channel after Brexit.

VIDEO: Cats Die From 'Anti-Freeze Poisoning'

Cornwall News: Vets warn others are missing in Camborne and Redruth

Win £50 Of Shoe Vouchers At 3.05pm Today

Sponsored: Tap, listen and win your perfect pair!

David Cassidy reveals he has dementia after forgetting songs

Showbiz News: Former teen idol David Cassidy has revealed he has dementia, after forgetting the words to his own songs during concerts last weekend.

Famine could kill 1.4 million children in 2017, warns UNICEF

World News: Almost 1.4 million children "are at imminent risk of death" this year from famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, the UN children's agency has warned.

Pie-eating goalkeeper Wayne Shaw resigns from Sutton Utd

Sports News: Wayne Shaw agrees to leave Sutton Utd after investigations are opened into his pie eating during the club's game against Arsenal.

Newspaper apologises after using Baldwin SNL photo instead of Trump

Strange News: A newspaper in the Dominican Republic has had to apologise to readers after it mistakenly used a photo of Alec Baldwin impersonating Donald Trump instead of the US President himself.

Newer article

Sex Attacks Crackdown in Cornwall

Cornwall News: Extra officers drafted in after rise in reports

Older article

Cornwall Misses Out On Fuel Rebate

Cornwall News: Duchy is left off a list of new areas being put forward for the 5p a litre rural discount

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.