• Published: 10 Feb 2020
  • Incident ID: 4333

Lifeboat manual winch crank handle

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Screenshot 2020 04 23 at 17 24 08

Cause & Consequence

  • Not Assigned

Description of Process

The following was found and raised by a vendor during routine maintenance.

Description of Incident

During routine maintenance, it was found that the manual winch crank handle of the lifeboat was misaligned due to a bent stowage bracket which prevented full rotation of the handle. This would have prevented the remote launching of the lifeboat by the Coxwain.

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