Safety lessons: vessel handling training for berthing operations
A safety message to the shipping industry highlighting the importance for crew and charterers to be sufficiently trained and experienced for the task.
This summary concerns the contact made by ro-ro vessel Ursine during a berthing manoeuvre in King George Dock Lock, Hull and how the lack of training and experience on the bridge led to the accident.
The information has been prepared for the:
- shipping industry
An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.