Crew Mooring Injury

UK P&I Club 8 minutes

In this course, you will learn more about what could happen if you do not pay attention to your surrounding. This accident could happen on your ship if you do not make sure to keep a distance and be careful. Some day-to-day routines might seem harmless, but they could quickly go wrong. Be careful!

This incident is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club. Accidents like the one in this course can and do happen. As you go through this course, ask yourself, "Could this happen on my ship?"

While repositioning the vessel astern the terminal, using only mooring lines and with the engine on stand-by, the master became concerned the vessel was developing excessive sternway. An able seaman tightened up the back spring winch brake. Watch this video in this course Lesson Learnt - Mooring Injury, to find out more.

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UK P&I Club

The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community. Established in 1869 the UK P&I Club insures over 244 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. A rated by Standard & Poor’s with free reserves of $540m, the UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services. The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 8 minutes
  5. Intended for: For all personnel working on deck.
  6. Reference: This incident is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club.