M2016-S1 and M2017-01 Change of composition of investigation team
Based on section 2 of the Safety Investigation Act (525/2011), the Safety Investigation Authority decided on 14 January 2017 to initiate a theme investigation on disturbances in the distribution of electric power on vessels. Based on the Safety Investigation Authority´s decision of 16 January 2016, a theme investigation was also initiated on disturbances in electric power distribution onboard M/S VIGGEN, and a decision was made to link the investigation to the above-mentioned theme investigation M2016-S1.
Marine Safety investigator Sirpa Kannos was appointed as the head of the investigation team for both investigations. Kannos has resigned from her post as special investigator and is no longer available as the head of the investigation team.
Sirpa Kannos has been exempted from her duties as the head of the investigation team in investigations M2016-S1 and M2017-01. Starting from 24 February 2017, Petty Officer (engineering) Jari Alanen, previously a member of both investigation teams, has been appointed as the head of the investigation team for both investigations.