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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation M-97-013
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Synopsis: ON 6/10/95, THE PANAMANIAN PASSENGER SHIP ROYAL MAJESTY GROUNDED ON ROSE CROWN SHOAL ABOUT 10 MILES EAST OF NANTUCKET ISLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, & ABOUT 17 MILES FROM WHERE THE WATCH OFFICERS THOUGHT THE VESSEL WAS. THE VESSEL, WITH 1,509 PERSONS ON BOARD, WAS EN ROUTE FROM ST. GEORGE'S, BERMUDA, TO BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. THERE WERE NO DEATHS OR INJURIES AS A RESULT OF THIS ACCIDENT. DAMAGE TO THE VESSEL & LOST REVENUE, HOWEVER, WERE ESTIMATED AT ABOUT $7 MILLION.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE STN ATLAS ELECTRONIK GMBH: RECOMMEND THAT ALL ITS CUSTOMERS HAVE FINAL FAILURE MODES & EFFECTS ANALYSES FOR THEIR INTEGRATED BRIDGE SYSTEM INSTALLATIONS.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Marine
Location: Atlantic Ocean, AO, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA95MM042
Accident Reports:
Grounding of the Panamanian Passenger Ship Royal Majesty on Rose and Crown Shoal
Report #: MAR-97-01
Accident Date: 6/10/1995
Issue Date: 4/10/1997
Date Closed: 6/16/1997
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: STN Atlas Elektronik (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s):

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: STN Atlas Elektronik
Date: 6/16/1997
Response: Response THE BOARD UNDERSTANDS THAT SINCE 1995, STN ATLAS HAS BEEN OFFERING FMEAS WITH NACOS SYSTEMS FOR VESSELS WITH WATCH-I CLASS NOTATION & FOR PASSENGER VESSELS. THE BOARD FURTHER UNDERSTANDS THAT STN ATLAS HAS RECENTLY DECIDED TO OFFER FMEAS FOR ALL OF ITS NACOS INSTALLATIONS. BECAUSE STN ATLAS NOW OFFERS FMEAS FOR ALL ITS INTEGRATED BRIDGE SYSTEMS, M-97-13 HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED "CLOSED--ACCEPTABLE ACTION."

From: STN Atlas Elektronik
To: NTSB
Date: 4/23/1997
Response: SINCE 1995 WE ARE OFFERING FMEA'S WITH SYSTEMS FOR VESSELS WITH WATCH-I CLASS NOTATION & FOR PASSENGER VESSELS. FOLLOWING YOUR RECOMMENDATION, WE HAVE DECIDED TO INCLUDE FMEA'S INTO ALL OUR OFFERS FOR INTEGRATED BRIDGE SYSTEMS.