Marine safety issues and actions

Crew familiarisation

Issue number: MO-2013-010-SI-02
Who it affects: All ship owners, operators and seafarers
Issue owner: Gearbulk Norway
Operation affected: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 303-MO-2013-010
Date: 16 June 2014

Safety issue description

The on board familiarisation process did not ensure that new crew members were informed of the precautions required when working on deck while the gantry cranes were in operation.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The additions to the checklist will highlight the dangers associated with working in the vicinity of the gantry cranes.

Last update 16 June 2014