The Marine Safety Forum has published the following safety flash regarding the parting of a crane wire on an offshore vessel. This was partially due to the malfunction of the crane limiter switch, but also due to a failure to check that all the safety devices were functional.
The safety flash can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-13.11.pdf
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