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Snagged cargo carrying unit during offshore discharge

The MSF published Safety Flash 12-07 regarding an incident in which, during a ‘routine’ cargo discharge operation, the corner stacking point on a skip snagged on the top of one of the vessel’s safe haven openings. This resulted in a 21 tonne overload on the platform’s crane and damage to the skips lifting bridle and stacking point.

Safety Event

Published: 29 February 2012
Download: IMCA SF 02/12

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