Even routine tasks can carry risks and need to be treated with the necessary caution. The Nautical Institute points this out in its latest Mars Report in which a fatal man overboard (MOB) occurred after crew regularly used an unsafe route for fastening work. The...
Acute situational awareness around lines under tension is a critical attribute to avoid bad consequences. The Nautical Institute gives this advice in its latest Mars Report in which a stern line snapped, killing a crew member on impact. The Nautical Institute gathers...
Both the captain of the En Avant 7 and the captain of the En Avant 30, who was on board the En Avant 7 as a lookout during a fatal accident, have had their sailing licences suspended. The Maritime Disciplinary Court of the Netherlands has found both men were in part...
Always take measures when a potential fall from height is possible. The Nautical Institute gives this warning in its latest Mars Report, in which a bosun died after falling into a cargo hold while trying to hang a bucket on a hook over an open sludge hatch. The...
On 25 August 2021, a fatal accident occurred on board tug En Avant 7 while assisting a bulk carrier. The Dutch Safety Board investigated the accident and gives a number of recommendations to prevent such incidents in the future. The incident occurred in the Eastern...
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