Failure of lifeboat winch brake on research vessel Marine Explorer with 2 people injured

Location: Harwich, England.

Accident Investigation Report: Marine Explorer

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:

marine-explorer.pdf (118.72 kb)

Summary

Report of failure of lifeboat winch brake on Marine Explorer in Harwich on 14 March 2001 with two injured.

Published 23 January 2015