SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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31 Jan 2017
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Tag: accident reports

Shore worker dies due to disembarking from shell door

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In the second case of its latest edition of the Safety Digest, the UK MAIB presented the risks associated with the insufficient training of shore workers on shipboard operations: The decision of a shore worker to disembark a vessel through the shell door instead of the gangway resulted in losing his life.

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Cargo vessel capsizes while passing hazardous channel

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The UK MAIB in the first case of its latest edition of the Safety Digest provided a sobering example of the power that can be generated when gale force winds oppose strong tidal streams; a small laden cargo vessel was overwhelmed and capsized when the ship entered a hazardous channel at the very worst time possible. Sadly, none of the ship’s crew survived.

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UK MAIB issues its Safety Digest 1/2017

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The UK MAIB has announced the publication of the first issue for 2017 of its Safety Digest which includes lessons learned from maritime accidents. This latest edition of the Safety Digest contains 25 articles illustrating why it is so important to ensure that the appropriate barriers and controls are in place before commencing any task.

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The role of the P&I surveyor

David Nichol, Thomas Miller P&I (Europe) Ltd, explains the important role that a P&I surveyor has in the event of an incident involving an entered vessel with the potential for loss and/or damage being incurred by the Club member.

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