The MSF has published the following Safety Flash regarding an incident in which a platform supply vessel came into contact with the leg of a fixed platform, causing some slight damage to the leg. The immediate cause was found to be mechanical failure of a relay in the engine control system.
The report can be downloaded from marinesafetyforum.org/upload-files//safetyalerts/msf-safety-flash-12.29.pdf
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