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Tag: mooring

Isolated working leads to girting

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The UK MAIB investigates a case in which isolated working led to girting during mooring operations and highlights the importance of the appropriate training of the crew, in order to prevent such cases. Girting means the risk of capsizing due to high athwart ships towing forces.

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Serious injury during mooring operations in Peru

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Marine Safety Investigation (MSI) of Malta issued a simplified investigation report on an accident, that happened during Cielo di Tocopilla, a register bulk carrier, was loading steel products in the port of Ilo, Peru and the whiplash of the mooring rope section struck a bosun on his right leg.

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ABS : How to safely install drag anchors and plate anchors

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ABS issued a recommendation guide for the design and installation of drag anchors and plate anchors for offshore service. The guide includes notes for the site investigation, methodologies for geotechnical design and structural assessment and installation and testing recommendations for drag anchors and plate anchors as well.

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