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Fredwood report and flyer published

Capsize and flooding of berthed fishing vessel Fredwood in Maryport, England.

Fishing vessel Fredwood flooded alongside berth (photograph courtesy of News & Star)
Photograph courtesy of News & Star

The report into MAIB’s investigation into the capsize, damage and sinking of the scallop dredger Fredwood while alongside in Maryport, Cumbria on 6 April 2016, is now published.

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

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

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Published 17 November 2016