Description of Incident
A member passes information to IMCA relating to a recent fatality on a ship alongside. The incident occurred during the transfer of pipework between the quay and vessel. The incident is still under investigation by the local authorities.
This flash serves to raise awareness, as lifting operations are a regular occurrence in offshore operations along with mobilisation and demobilisation and there is the potential for similar incidents to occur on IMCA members’ vessels.
To view this IMCA safety alert in full, click the 'Download Alert' button above and refer to section 1 of the document.