The Marine Safety Forum has drawn attention to the increasing frequency of serious marine incidents within installation 500m zones. This highlights the need for:
- Greater understanding and ownership of marine risk from an installation perspective;
- Strict operating discipline in compliance with established procedures and recognised operating limits;
- Better quality communications between installation and vessels.
Further information can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files/guidelines/msf-500m-zone-safety-communication.pdf
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