Research and analysis

Safety lessons: preventing accidents with non-cargo lifting appliances on ships

A safety message to the shipping industry highlighting several failures of non-cargo handling cranes and what safety measures can help prevent similar accidents.

Documents

MAIB safety flyer issued November 2010

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Details

This safety message concerns accidents involving lifting appliances and the lessons learnt, including those on board the dredger Sand Falcon and the floating sheerleg Cormorant. The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • shipping industry

Investigation reports have also been produced for the Sand Falcon and Cormorant accidents.

Published 25 November 2010