Safety warning after vertical chute evacuation drill results in loss of 1 life

This documents makes recommendations to shipping companies who have, or intend to have, vertical-chute marine evacuations and to manufacturers/authorising bodies of such systems.

Safety Bulletin 1/2003

Safety-Bulletin-1-2003.pdf (81.69 kb)


Fatal accident during a marine evacuation system deployment drill from ro-ro passenger ferry P&OSL Aquitaine in Dover Harbour on 9 October 2002.

Published 23 January 2015