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IMCA safety flashes disseminate important information on incidents and potential hazards and the lessons learnt from them that can help prevent incidents occurring elsewhere in the industry.

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Diver’s worksite identification errors

A member reports continued worksite identification errors by divers. This is in spite of a significant reduction in such errors following improved engineering procedures and the application of operational good […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 09/17

Pilot ladder requirements

A member has reported an incident in which a vessel was supplied with a new pilot ladder which did not meet International Maritime Organization (IMO) or International Organization for Standardization […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 07/17


MAIB: Two recent vessel collisions

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) have published two reports relating to two vessel collisions which will be of interest to members. Incident 1: Collision between general cargo vessel […]

| Included in IMCA Safety Flash 07/17

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