Parting of fall wire during a rescue boat drill on car carrier Tombarra with loss of 1 life
Location: Berth 3, Royal Portbury Dock, Bristol, England.
Accident Investigation Reports 19a and 19b
Investigation report, published in two parts, into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
Part A: The failure of the fall wire
TombarraPartAReport (2,250.03 kb)
TombarraPartAAnnexes (4,864.15 kb)
Part B: The weight of the rescue boat
TombarraPartB.pdf (4,098.94 kb)
Annexes (7,487.05 kb)
MAIB Report on the investigation of the fatality of a rescue boat crewman on board Tombarra at Berth 3, Royal Portbury Docks on 7 February 2011.
Published 19 July 2012