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Coelleira report and flyer published

Grounding and loss of a fishing vessel off the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Fishing vessel Coelleira aground on Ve Skerries

Our report on the loss of the long-liner Coelleira on Ve Skerries, a low-lying reef off the west coast of the Shetland Islands, Scotland on 4 August 2019, is now published.

The report contains details of what happened, the subsequent actions taken and recommendations made: read more.

A safety flyer to the fishing industry summarising the accident and detailing the safety lessons learned, has also been produced.

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Published 20 March 2020