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Audit of logistics and emergency preparedness on Rowan Viking

From 4 to 11 February 2016, the PSA carried out an audit of Rowan Norway Limited (Rowan) and the Rowan Viking facility in the domains of logistics and emergency preparedness.

The objective of the audit was to verify compliance with the company's own and the authorities' requirements in respect of operational, administrative and technical factors.

Four non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Crushing hazards
  • Fire stations
  • Life jackets
  • Competence and training

In addition, seven improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Maintenance of lifting facilities and lifting gear
  • Technical findings
  • Securing of evacuation routes when heeling
  • Training and drills
  • Emergency lighting
  • Follow-up of the maintenance of emergency preparedness equipment
  • Competence and analyses

Rowan has been given a deadline of 2 May 2016 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be dealt with.

Entails that a condition is assessed as not complying with a regulatory requirement.

Improvement point:
Entails that we have identified a deficiency or weakness, without there being sufficient grounds for determining a breach of regulatory requirements.

Øyvind Midttun, press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77