Real Life Accident: Aborted Berthing


An inexperienced master and an apparently impatient pilot lead to a near miss accident while berthing a ship. Find out more about the accident inside the article.

Real Life Accident: Mooring Winch Ties Up Crew Member

mooring winch

During mooring operation, a crew member tried to remove a loop by kicking it with his right foot while the winch was in motion. In the process, his foot got caught in the loop which dragged him towards the hauling winch.