Safety Alerts

Rescue Craft & Equipment

Number: 21-01 Dated: 19/01/2021

Air Cylinder Failure in Lifeboat

Personnel injured as a result of failure of a compressed air cylinder in a Lifeboat.

Number: 20-10 Dated: 20/11/2020

FRC Capsize During Competence Assessment

Crew members fell into the sea during Fast Rescue Craft competence assessment

Number: 19-13 Dated: 02/12/2019

Launching Conditions for Fast Rescue Craft

Launch failure of Fast Rescue Craft as a result of incomplete planned maintenance task.

Number: 19-12 Dated: 18/11/2019

FRC Capsize During Launch

Capsizing of FRC during launching resulting in 3 crew-members entering the water

Number: 19-07 Dated: 05/06/2019

High Potential Near Miss – PSV Rescue Boat Davit Failure

Hi potential near miss during launching of a platform supply vessels rescue boat.

Number: 18-25 Dated: 20/11/2018

Anchor Brake Failure

A vessel experienced a potentially fatal near miss incident during a dry-docking period. As is normal practice in dry dock, the vessels anchors were ranged on the dock bottom for inspection and painting. With this complete, and the

Number: 18-04 Dated: 05/02/2018

Finger Injury During Recovery of Daughter Craft

Whilst the vessel was recovering the Daughter Craft after a Man Overboard exercise the Boatman took hold of the lifting ring, it was when he hooked the ring into the DC hook his left index finger became caught

Number: 18-03 Dated: 31/01/2018

Workboat Fuel Contamination

Number: 18-02 Dated: 22/01/2018

Unsafe Condition – Anomaly During Lifeboat Lowering

During lowering of a lifeboat, the davits initially failed to lower due to an indentation in the face of the gripe cam on the forward arm. To complete the lowering the fall wires were tensioned using the manual

Number: 17-07 Dated: 03/07/2017

Forward Painter Quick Release

Three crew-members were in the FRC (Fast Rescue Craft). During recovery of FRC, the forward painter quick release parted just as the FRC lifted from the water. The FRC then swung to starboard causing the stern to come

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