loss prevention

Getting to grips with lifeboats

The UK P&I Club has highlighted the potential dangers of lifeboat drills, following an incident during a lifeboat drill, which has left one crewmember dead, and four injured.

Union calls for radical lifeboat system review

Nautilus International is calling for radical new thinking to stop the rising death toll among merchant seafarers involved in lifeboat drills, following the fresh fatal accident involving the drop of a life boat into the water.

Consider the risks of falling from heights below deck

The American P&I Club announced a new initiative aimed at preventing injuries caused by slips, trips and falls, the leading source of injuries on board ships. It includes two related case studies to raise awareness of the hazards associated with slips, trips and falls. This case study considers the risks of falling from heights below deck.

Consider the risks of personal fall arrest equipment

The American P&I Club announced a new initiative aimed at preventing injuries caused by slips, trips and falls, the leading source of injuries on board ships. It includes two related case studies to raise awareness of the hazards associated with slips, trips and falls.

Collision with vessel at anchor

The Swedish P&I Club has published its Monthly Safety for December 2015 regarding a collision with vessel at anchor. While Vessel A was raising its anchor before proceeding to the next port, the master decided to pass ahead of vessel B that was anchored for bunkering. Vessel B was on A’s starboard bow, A was maintaining a speed of 7 knots and a course of 122°. There was a strong southerly ebb tide of about 5 knots.

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