Sector Industry, pipelines and networks

Safety and high-risk companies: Lessons learned after Odfjell


The Dutch Safety Board has identified a number of shortcomings in managing safety at high-risk companies. It involves about 400 so-called ‘Major Accidents Risks Decree’ companies in the Netherlands and the governmental supervision. Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam has done much to improve the safety and other parties in the sector have also adopted various measures. This provides a foundation, but there are more efforts needed to achieve the desired level of safety.


  • Start date 2 feb. 2016
  • End date 2 mrt. 2017
  • Type investigationFull
  • Status investigationClosed