Tombarra: MAIB Accident Investigation Report

MAIB Report on the investigation of the fatality of a rescue boat crewman on board Tombarra at Berth 3, Royal Portbury Docks on 7 February 2011. The report was published 19 July 2012 in two parts: Report 19A/2012 & 19B/2012. A Safety Bulletin was also produced for this incident and can be viewed on our website:   Read Safety Bulletin.
A Safety Flyer was also produced for this incident and can be viewed on our website: Read Safety Flyer.
Read the report:
Part A – The failure of the fall wire.
Part B – The weight of the rescue boat.