Research and analysis

Safety lessons: unintended engine movement in port

Summary of a collapse of the walkway when ferry Ben-My-Chree moved, highlighting hazards of running main propulsion engines when alongside.


MAIB safety flyer issued December 2010

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This safety message concerns the collapse of the passenger walkway due to unintended engine movement in port. The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • shipping industry
Published 21 December 2010