2017-3 – Fail Safe of Thrusters
Learning From Incidents
At the time of the failure, the vessel was taking stores from a small harbour boat and preparing to commence diving operations. The vessel was operating on DP and in accordance with the ASOG.
A significant loss of position event was experienced. (Position excursion of around 70 metres in approximately 74 seconds). The potential consequences triggered an incident investigation using the guidance and tools provided by the MTS Techop on DP Incident Investigation.