Lifting arrangement failure between heavy lift barge Enak and general cargo vessel Loveletter with 1 person injured and loss of 1 life
Location: Sunderland Docks, England.
Accident Investigation Report: Enak/Loveletter
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
enak loveletter.pdf (1,560.00 kb)
During an operation between heavy lift barge Enak and general cargo vessel Loveletter a lifting arrangement failed. The accident happened while the vessels were alongside Sunderland Docks, England on 9 May 1997. One crew from Enak lost his life and another was injured.
Published: 16 December 1998