Archive of: Latest Deck Gear News

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Tech bulletin: Tension fatigue testing for HMPE ropes

The maximum percentage of breaking strength is reflected in TCLL values

Web Bulletin 2015

NTSB: Shell's inadequate risk assessment led to Kulluk grounding

The National Transportation Safety Board said an inadequate risk assessment by Shell resulted in an insufficient tow plan, leading to the grounding of the mobile drilling unit Kulluk

Web Bulletin 2015
Rapp Marine to provide 150-ton AHC crane for Otto Candies

Rapp Marine to provide 150-ton AHC crane for Otto Candies

Web Bulletin 2015

American P&I Club launches initiative to prevent man-overboard accidents

The American P&I Club had a begun an initiative to prevent man-over incidents, including educational posters and web animations

Web Bulletin 2014

Canada's TSB issues warning on bulk-carrier cranes after operator injured at Quebec

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has issued a warning to the industry after an on-board crane's slewing ring bearing failure caused an injury aboard the bulk carrier Seapace

Web Bulletin 2014

Coast Guard publishes final rule on need for lifesaving devices aboard uninspected vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard has published its final rule governing the need for lifesaving devices aboard uninspected vessels

Web Bulletin 2014

Asphalt spills from ship into Mystic River during offloading

Liquid asphalt spilled from a broken hose while a bulk carrier was unloading the product along the Mystic River

Web Bulletin 2014

Preparation failures, tug deficiencies cited in loss of Lyubov Orlova

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has determined that insufficient preparation and tugboat deficiencies led to the loss of the ship Lyubov Orlova's tow in bad weather last year

Web Bulletin 2014

Probe: Improper gear caused fatal fall when hoisting line parted

A fatality occurred aboard the bulk carrier Federal Yoshino last year because improper gear was used, and a hoisting line parted while crewmember was in basket

Web Bulletin 2014
Coast Guard cites inadequate risk assessment in grounding of Kulluk

Coast Guard cites inadequate risk assessment in grounding of Kulluk

The report calls for an examination of safety issues raised when towing MODUs in the Arctic

Web Bulletin 2014
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