Day: March 30, 2021

Tugs and Small Vessels: ‘Self-Mooring’ Hazards and Important New Guidance

Risk Bulletins

The term ‘Self-Mooring’ describes a situation where a crew member is required to step (sometimes jump) ashore onto a jetty or to the deck of another vessel to attach a mooring line to a bollard or cleat.... This Risk Bulletin is intended to raise the awareness of Member’s who operate tugs, barges and other small vessels to the significant risks which can arise during ‘Self-Mooring’.