Tor Anglia – Poor Shipboard Culture, Suicide and Search

 Accident report, Man Overboard  Comments Off on Tor Anglia – Poor Shipboard Culture, Suicide and Search
Jan 212010
 

Poor shipboard culture and a questionable decision not to initiate a search are highlighted in the Danish Maritime Authority’s report into the disappearance of a seafarer from Tor Anglia in November 2008.

MAC is publishing the report almost in its entirety.  Poor shipboard culture plays a role not only in individual safety, as in this case, but the safety of a vessel and its crew, as in the case of the Bow Mariner.

Continue reading »