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IMCA safety flashes disseminate important information on incidents and potential hazards and the lessons learnt from them that can help prevent incidents occurring elsewhere in the industry.

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Cargo shifted during heavy weather

What happened Cargo broke loose in heavy seas on a vessel in transit. Moderate to heavy rolling caused strapping holding stacks of cargo (metal beams) to break, causing the stacks […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 04/22



Fire door left wedged open

What happened During a routine visit to a vessel in port, it was noticed that the Class A fire door for the laundry was intentionally wedged open with a wooden […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 01/22




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