The bigger picture…

Becoming overly focused on just the engine, just the machine, equipment, without considering its surroundings can be a failing over time. Forgetting to monitor that which supports it for example, can lead to unexpected problems occurring down the line. This can be...

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Corrosion Concerns

Good vessel upkeep requires a continuous inspection of all areas; hull, machinery and the various equipment inside and outside. With a focused mindset we can often identify issues more readily compared with normal day to day work practices. Time given to detailed...

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MAIB Report Tug Millgarth Fatality

Safety issues See Full Report Summary At 1749 on 27 January 2019, the chief engineer on board the tug Millgarth, fell into the River Mersey from the north oil stage at the Tranmere Oil Terminal at Birkenhead, England. He had released Millgarth’s mooring lines and was...

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