Safety Advisory Notice MS20080011

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

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20080011
Date issued: 05 June 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

The winch brake drums had not been effectively maintained, being heavily pitted and generally in poor condition, which further decreased the brakes 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