Safety Alerts

Lifting/Deck Cargo Handling

Number: 20-08 Dated: 16/10/2020

Cargo Snagging

Cargo snagging incident with the potential for harm.

Number: 19-15 Dated: 23/12/2019

Unsafe Lifting Operations – Potential Dropped Object

Observation on an unsafe lift and recommendations for improvements that can be made.

Number: 19-14 Dated: 17/12/2019

Basket Snagged on Ships Structure

Cargo basket snagged on ships structure during back-load from offshore installation.

Number: 19-08 Dated: 11/06/2019

Near Miss – Dropped Object

2 x Near Miss events involving dropped and potential dropped objects during routine lifting operations offshore

Number: 19-06 Dated: 03/05/2019

Lashings not removed before offload

Hi potential incident during discharge of deck cargo

Number: 19-01 Dated: 07/02/2019

Damaged PV Valve During Lifting Operations

A vessel sustained damage to one of their PV valves for the LFL system during back loading of cargo. This in turn raised concerns around possible lack of containment of hazardous cargoes.

Number: 18-26 Dated: 26/11/2018

AB Struck on Head by Crane Hook

A PSV was carrying out routine deck cargo transfer operations at an offshore installation with the two AB’s on the vessels deck routinely hooking on and off cargo as it was being discharged and back loaded to and

Number: 18-22 Dated: 21/09/2018

Incorrectly Weighted Monkey’s Fist

A quayside boatman recently reported concerns with a ‘monkey’s fist’ that had been thrown ashore by an attending vessel during the mooring process. Picture 2 below shows the condition of the ‘monkey’s fist’ when it was initially thrown

Number: 18-19 Dated: 27/07/2018

Snagged Lift

During deck cargo operations at an offshore location, a hoisted 10ft container became snagged on the bridle of a backloaded tote tank. A ‘Stop Stop Stop’ was given over the Radio and the Crane Operator immediately stopped hoisting

Number: 18-18 Dated: 10/07/2018

Wire Rope Failure During Chain Handling Operation

During chain handling operations on an Anchor Handling Vessel deck; the vessel crew were preparing 76mm chain length for decanting operation onto a Semi‐Submersible MODU. While recovering the chain from the AHV locker the Stbd-Aft tugger wire was

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