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Issue 33, February 2016

Crane Block Failures on IHI and IHI-WMMP Deck Cranes

This safety bulletin supersedes Issue 27

The purpose of this safety bulletin is to:

  • draw attention to a number of recent crane block failures on IHI and IHI-WMMP deck cranes on log ships
  • make available advice from the manufacturer as to the correct operation of the cranes and their recommended remedial action.

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