Research and analysis

Safety lessons: mooring procedures

Summary of a fatal accident on board cargo vessel Wah Shan highlighting the dangers of using unsafe configurations of mooring arrangements.

Document

MAIB safety flyer issued July 2013

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Details

This safety message concerns fatal injuries to a crewman while securing a tug’s tow wire during a mooring operation. The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • shipping industry
Published 17 July 2013