NINA At Work - Number 3 / 2019

“I KNEW ‘THIS IS HOPELESS’.”

Anchor wire Ndurance tangled: Captain puts job on hold.

It is not something you simply do, putting the job on hold. It is surely the most far-reaching decision you could take when you consider a situation unsafe. Rolf Benders, Captain of the Ndurance, called out a stop-the-job this spring for the first time in his 21-year career. “An informed decision,” he says, “that was well received by the Project Management.”


“WE KNEW ‘THIS IS DANGEROUS’.”

Subcontractor puts job on hold due to unsecured shackle.

A missing nut was sufficient for the crew of survey ship Volans to put the job on hold and return to the harbour.