• Published: 1 Dec 2023

High potential near miss: Crane part fell to deck


Description of Incident

During a vessel transit during which the crane was unused in its boom rest, a crew member observed a piece of metal debris lying under the crane boom tip. It was discovered that one of the three Crane Whip Line Block Catcher Limit Switches (3.6kg) had fallen off and had fallen 6.5m to the deck. There were no injuries.

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