The MSF has published the following Safety Flash regarding an incident in which a 14 tonne load (a metal reel) made contact with vessel. The single chain/wire arrangement securing the reel to the transport skid failed and resulted in the skid collapsing due to the inadequate securing arrangement and method. There were no injuries/
The report can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-12.11.pdf
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