Can a 2019 lifeboat rehook deadline be met?Taken from: Passenger Ship Technology Spring 2012
Safety issues have been put into sharp focus for the passenger shipping industry following the Costa Concordia accident (see page 14). While the accident report and subsequent safety reviews should help to further improve safety standards, it is clear that the lifeboats on board the cruise ship saved many people.
However, lifeboats have been subject to a thorough IMO safety review themselves, following a number of early release incidents during training drills, resulting in fatalities and injur....Please login to read the rest of this story
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