Recommendation Date:3 November 2016
Recipient Name:Standards NZ
Date Closed:24 February 2017
15.2.8. The Commission recommends that Standards New Zealand submit the Transport Accident Investigation Commission’s report MO-2013-203 DEV Aratere, Loss of propeller, Cook Strait, 5 November 2013 to the ISO Secretariat for its information and to consider whether the current standards for manufacturing large-diameter marine propellers are appropriate for modern, high-efficiency propellers that operate closer to cavitation margins
I can confirm that Standards New Zealand will implement the Commission's final recommendation as soon as we have received the Commission's final report. I can also confirm that, as requested, I will send the commission a further letter following implementation of the recommendation.