The Monthly Safety Scenario (MSS) is a Loss Prevention initiative to assist members in their efforts to comply with international safety regulations and to follow best practice.
The Club will publish, on a monthly basis, a new Monthly Safety Scenario (MSS) to assist owners in their efforts of complying with the above regulations. Alternative scenarios will be uploaded in SCOL. It will be easy to download the MSS and enter the written conclusions from the meeting and send feedback to the shore based organisation.
Right-click on the link below and select “Save target as...“ to save the pdf file on your computer.
Fumigation caused explosion - February 2017
Please note that the vessel in the picture is not the one in the scenario.
Under the ISM requirement owners are obliged to carry out monthly safety meetings or safety committee meetings onboard their vessels. This obligation stems from Chapter 5 of the ISM Code: “Master’s responsibility and authority” and furthermore from “5.1.2, motivating the crew in the observation of that policy”.
The obligation can also be derived from the Code of “Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen”, where it is stated that the safety committee should meet regularly: “3.13.2, The frequency of meetings will be determined by circumstances but as a general guideline, the committee should meet about every 4-6 weeks”.
A topical issue of importance
A current topic that is of importance is Loss of Anchor. You can find the case in the pdf below.
Loss of Anchor
For more Loss Prevention information, please contact:
Loss Prevention Officer
Tel: +46 31 638 445
Mobile: +46 763 217 666
Scenarios archive (available in SCOL)
- January - Fire in heavy weather
- December - CPP Failure
- November - Injury in heavy weather
- October - Blackout causing grounding
- September - Injury from pallet
- August - Suez Canal grounding with pilot onboard
- July - Injury during mooring operation
- June - Collision during port approach
- May - Injury from cargo gear
- April - Collisions
- March - Blackout
- February - Leaking hatches
- January - Fatal fall