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Report 00065

Defects or Issues Identified

"Narrow access to most bays including bays 5, 11/13, 19/21, 27/29, 31/33, 35/37, 39/41, 43/45, 47/49, 51/53, 57, 61/63, and 65. These bays are have access less than 550mm, and do not comply with Marine Orders. Ladder access is less than 400mm (600mm recommended) at most of these bays. There is a pilot access ladder at bay 51 that is a major hazard, being intrusive into the main walkway creating an obstruction for safe access or emergency egress. this obstruction is at a height of1600mm from walkway level,width clearance of approx. 180mm, and a continued length of the walkway of approx. 3500mm."

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Report 00064

Defects or Issues Identified

"Walkways are too narrow and do not comply with marine orders. Bays affected: 03, 05, 11, 13, 19, 21, 23 & all of and including 25 through to 68. Distance between handrails is anywhere from 380 - 510ml instead of the min 550ml required. (Only bays 01, 07, 09, 15, 17 are up to marine orders 32 standard)."

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