Report Cites Poor Tow Line, Bad Weather for Rig Running Aground

The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Board has released its report on the grounding of the Marshall Islands registered semisubmersible rig Transocean Winner on the Isle of Lewis following the loss of tow from the Dutch registered tug ALP Forward on 8 August 2016.

The report cites three safety issues responsible for the grounding:

Read the report here.