Safety Alert – Check MOB Interlocks Every Time

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Feb 252010
 
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Interlock failed. Three crew fell 14 metres in MOB Boat

Make sure that the interlock lever is in the locked position every time after the MOB boat has been used and before releasing the lashings of the boat during drills says Sweden’s Transport Agency. The warning comes after an accident during a drill involving a Schat-Harding MOB boat which fell 14 metres from its davits with three crew onboard.

The incident occurred because the interlock lever on the  hydrostatic unit did not work.

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