MISLE Activity Number: 2867269
Originating Unit: Sector Delaware Bay
MISLE Activity Owner: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Activity Controller: Commandant (CG-5453)
MISLE Case Number:
This office was notified via marine casualty report(2692)
of an equipment failure resulting in main engine shutdown
which occured on board the MT GENMAR PROGRESS on January 23, 2007
at approximately 1107 in the vicinity of Delaware Bay Brandywine range (buoy 16).
Class report (DNV) diagnosed the problem the result
of a defective connection of the solenoid cut off fuel valve
resulting in a small air leak which caused the shut
down servomotor to be activated and shut the main engine down.
The fuel valve was repaired and leaking air servomotor valve replaced.
No further action.