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Göteborg: 2 April 2019

MSS Case April: Crack in cargo hold cover caused wet damage

In the Monthly Safety Scenario (MSS) case of April cargo was damaged on a bulk carrier after days of heavy weather when sailing otside the coast of South America.  Read more about how and why this happened in this months MSS Case.

"The bulk carrier had a full cargo of zinc concentrate onboard and was sailing from the west coast to
the east coast of South America. When the vessel passed Cape Horn it experienced heavy weather of
Beaufort scale 9 with green sea covering the cargo hold covers 1, 2 and 3. This continued for 4 days
as the vessel battled the waves. The vessel had no weather routing..."

Download the MSS Case of April: Crack in cargo hold cover caused wet damage »

For more Loss Prevention information, please contact: 
Joakim Enström, Loss Prevention Officer
E-mail: joakim.enstrom@swedishclub.com


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?

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