Safety Advisory Notice MS20080010

Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ship owners, operators and masters

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20080010
Date issued: 05 June 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

The additional layers of mooring rope stored on the mooring winch drums effectively reduced the holding power of the winch brakes, which caused the brakes to slip at below their designed holding capacity.

Safety Advisory Notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that ship owners, operators and masters should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012