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Advice, Loss Prevention

MSS Case May: Accident during Man Overboard drill

In the May Monthly Safety Scenario (MSS) case a common safety drill causes one of the crew members life-changing injuries. Read more about how and why this happened in this month’s MSS Case.


The RoRo vessel was planning their monthly man overboard drill in the morning. It was a pleasant summer’s day with light winds and clear skies. They had received permission from the port authority, so the rescue boat crew and some crew members proceeded to the rescue boat…

Download the MSS Case of May: Accident during Man Overboard drill »

For more Loss Prevention information, please contact: 
Joakim Enström, Loss Prevention Officer

Each month the Club’s Loss Prevention team issues a new safety scenario to assist members in their efforts to comply with international safety regulations and to follow best practice. 

When discussing the case please consider that the actions taken at the time made sense for all involved. Do not only judge, but also ask why you think these actions were taken and could this happen on your vessel?