Research and analysis

Safety lessons: assessing the suitability of an unfamiliar berth

A message to the fishing industry on the importance of talking to the harbour authority and taking precautionary measures if intending to take the ground.

Documents

MAIB safety flyer issued November 2016

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Details

Summary of the grounding and capsize of the berthed trawler Saint Christophe 1 resulting in flooding and sinking in Dartmouth harbour on 10 March 2016, highlighting several key safety lessons learned from the investigation.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 16 November 2016