Lessons learned

The Norwegian Maritime Authority regularly publishes lessons learned from marine incidents and accidents.

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  • Lessons learned - RIBs

    In this issue of “Lessons learned”, we address accidents involving rigid inflatable boats (RIBs). This autumn, the Norwegian Maritime Authority recorded several RIB incidents resulting in serious injuries. The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) recently submitted a report on an accident involving the RIB Hugin, which collided with the art installation and fountain Selsbane Seil in Harstad.

  • Lessons learned – falls on board

    Since the beginning of 2018, the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has registered 31 fall-related accidents on board Norwegian vessels. As many as 16 of these incidents have resulted in absence from work totalling more than 72 hours for the injured party.

  • Lessons learned – mooring

    The Norwegian Maritime Authority often receives reports of accidents where crew members are injured during mooring operations. Crew members are involved in fall accidents on shore, on board or overboard. The nature and causes of the reported accidents are different.

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