Mooring Safety for Tug and Lineboat Crews Video

The video can be used as formal training for staff that may be working on tugs and lifeboats and need to understand the dangers associated with mooring and mooring lines.

Designed by master mariners and towage industry stakeholders, this safety video provides towage operators with an effective training and induction tool for tug crews that work adjacent to mooring lines, teaching them about the dangers associated with mooring and mooring lines whilst a vessel is alongside.

Using engaging 3D animations, the Mooring Safety for Tug and Lineboat Crews video provides critical information on Snapback and Snapback zones and the necessary measures that tug crews should take to reduce the risk when a Snapback event occurs.

The video demonstrates:

The dangers of working around and adjacent to mooring lines

  • The areas around the vessel that may be impacted by a snapback event
  • Areas and activities to be strictly avoided by tugs
  • When mooring lines are most likely to part
  • Signs that a line is under tension and may part

Upon completion of the Mooring Safety for Tug and Lineboat Crews Video, viewers will have an advanced understanding of safety around mooring lines and how to keep tugs and their crew safe from snapback.


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