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Ocean Way report and flyer published

Flooding and sinking of a fishing vessel while north-east of Lerwick, Scotland.

Final sighting of Ocean Way (Photograph: RNLI)
Photograph: RNLI

The MAIB report on the loss of the stern trawler Ocean Way off the Shetlands Isles on 3 March 2017, is now published.

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

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

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Published 24 May 2018