Current gantry crane practice and risk reduction measures are not adequate, finds a report from Dutch Safety Board (DSB). The Nautical Institute discusses the report’s findings in its latest Mars Report. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of maritime...
People on board ships should be aware of the fact that gantry crane operators do not have a clear view of the entire work area. The Nautical Institute issues this warning in its latest Mars Report, which describes a fatality on board a cargo vessel. The Nautical...
Gantry cranes, as presently configured and operated on most ships, seem a clear and present danger for crew and stevedores, says The Nautical Institute in its lates Mars Report. The Report describes how a stevedore coordinator was crushed by a gantry crane as the...
A strong safety culture is not a guarantee of zero accidents, but it is a bulwark against many potential bad outcomes. The Nautical Institute issues this warning in its latest Mars Report, which describes how a crew member was crushed by a gantry crane. The...
The Nautical Institute describes an accident in which a crew member was crushed by a moving gantry crane in its latest Mars Report. The organisation warns crew should realise gantry crane operators often cannot see if the track is clear of personnel and that an...
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