Marine safety issues and actions

Learning from previous events

Issue number: MO-2011-002-SI-01
Who it affects: All seafarers
Issue owner: Hanjin Ship Management
Operation affected: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 284-MO-2011-002
Date: 02 August 2011

Safety issue description

Prior to 2 February 2011, the crew had encountered problems with the lifting wire jamming in the head of the davit when the bucket was hoisted too high. However, nothing had been done to prevent it from happening again in the future.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Hanjin Ship Management
Action number: MO-2011-002-NSA-001
Date: 02 August 2011
Action status: Closed

The ATSB has been advised by Hanjin Ship Management that because the problem of jamming was not reported to the chief mate, neither he nor Hanjin Ship Management were aware of it.

As a result of the accident, it is now a requirement for the ship’s safety officer to be more proactive during tool box meetings and safety ‘walk arounds’ in questioning the crew about problems they are encountering during routine operations.

ATSB response:

The ATSB is satisfied that the action taken by Hanjin Ship Management adequately addresses this safety issue.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

Comments in the company's submission

Last update 06 March 2014