Research and analysis
Safety lessons: best practice for loading cargo on ships
Safety messages to the shipping industry about the importance of providing sufficient loading guidance and cargo information.
This summary concerns the catastrophic structural failure and sinking of the general cargo vessel Swanland in heavy weather, resulting in the loss of 6 lives.
The information has been prepared for the:
An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.
A second flyer about the importance of life saving appliances was also published.
Published 12 June 2013