Members are alerted to the attached safety flash from Lawson Engineers Ltd, manufacturers of launch and recovery systems, covering a recent failure of bolts in a 3000m launch and recovery system which allowed a latched-in tether management system (TMS) and ROV to fall to the deck.
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