Safety warning after malfunction of proximity switch results in failure of fall wire with loss of 1 life

Urgent recommendation to owners and operators of vessel equipped with boat davits following accident results in loss of 1 life on car carrier Tombarra.

Safety Bulletin 2/2011

SB2-11.pdf (1,451.62 kb)

Summary

Malfunction of a proximity switch, which resulted in failure of a fall wire with the loss of one life on the car carrier Tombarra. Issued 12 May 2011.

Published 23 January 2015