UK MAIB Report No 3/2013

UK MAIB has issued Accident Report No. 3/2013 regarding fatal injury to a crew member on oboard E.R. Athina at anchor off Aberdeen.

On 10 June 2012, thebosun on board the Liberian registered platform supply ship E.R. Athina was fatally injured when he was crushed between the ship's hull and the lifting frame of the ship's fast rescue craft (FRC). The bosun was the FRC's coxswain and the FRC was being positioned alongside the supply ship's port quarter to repair a small area of damaged paintwork. The bosun suffered severe internal chest injuries and was evacuated ashore for medical treatment. He died soon after arriving at hospital.