Inadvertent release of on-load release hook causing lifeboat to fall from bulk carrier Hoegh Duke with 6 people injured and loss of 6 lives

Location: Surabaya, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Accident Investigation Report: Hoegh Duke

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



Report of the investigation into the lifeboat accident on board mv Hoegh Duke at Surabaya, Sumatra on 20 August 1992.

Published: 9 December 1994

Published 23 January 2015