Safety lessons: ensuring safe mooring operations
A safety message to the shipping industry encouraging ship yards, vessel operators and ships’ crew to mitigate risks when designing and using mooring equipment.
This summary concerns fatal injuries to a crew member on the bulk carrier Wah Shan when securing a tug’s tow wire during a mooring operation.
The information has been prepared for the:
- shipping industry
An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.