The Marine Safety Forum (MSF) has published the following Safety Flash regarding a number of cargo hose related incidents. In all cases this was due to a breakdown of communication, procedure and maintenance management of offshore installations/base facilities. The quick and professional actions taken by crews prevented these incidents escalating, as the potential for environmental damage were significant.
The report can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-12.10.pdf
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