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An illusion of safety
A report outlining dangers with inertia-wire rope safety lanyards when not used correctly.
Lifejacket with safety lanyard
What the Reporter told us:
Rigging the gangway, the crew were dutifully using inertia- wire rope safety lanyards clipped to …
Unmooring – Momentary Human Error – Wait for the splash… !
Whilst unmooring, the forward breast lines were lowered by ships staff for release at the hook by the shore linesmen. The officer in charge (OIC), assuming that the ropes had been released, gave the signal …
This report should be read in conjunction with Port arrival and berthing mishaps (2), (3) and (4)
CHIRP has received several reports relating to port arrival and berthing. The following reports cover communication failings, maintenance issues, …