Alerts iconNear-miss: Loose life jackets caused man overboard (MOB) alert

A member has reported an incident in which a man overboard alert was caused on a vessel when life jackets were spotted floating in the sea. The duty officer sighting life jackets floating in the water, called the master, who then called the nearby floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) and asked if there … Continue reading “Near-miss: Loose life jackets caused man overboard (MOB) alert”

Alerts iconFatality during air diving operations

A member has reported an incident in which a diver was killed during air diving operations, whilst working from a four point dive support vessel moored alongside an offshore platform. The incident occurred when the diver was working on attaching a marker buoy near to a leak in a 12″ live high pressure (800psi-900psi) water … Continue reading “Fatality during air diving operations”