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Case Studies

Real Life Incident: One Metre Fall Proves Fatal

Hold-cleaning operations were being conducted during a ballast voyage in favourable weather. The crew member on the ladder was climbing down in order to reposition the ladder. When he was about one metre above the tank top he stopped and disconnected the safety line.

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Grounding Was Not In The Plan
Case Studies

Real Life Incident: Grounding Was Not Planned

The vessel while inbound to a port in darkness, responded to the port rudder, the deviation to the left of the planned track increased, activating the off-track alert on the ECDIS. The alarm was acknowledged but the information was not passed on to the other members of the bridge team.

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