TORM MAREN - Loss of rescue boat on 1 April 2020 (Ongoing investigation)

01-04-2020
Ongoing investigation Merchant ship Other Investigation report

On 1 April 2020 TORM MAREN was located approx. 100 nm off the coast of Guinea. While adrift, it was decided to conduct a rescue boat drill and thus the boat was lowered with three persons on board. After having sailed for approx. 1.5 hour the boat was brought alongside and attached to the rescue boart hook and hoisted to deck level. As the crew was about to bring the rescue boat into the cradel, the boat fell into the sea. A fall of approx. 20 meters. All three crew on board the boat suffered serious injuries.

The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board investigates the accident.