Research and analysis

Safety lessons: prioritising lookout duties on your vessel

A safety message to the fishing industry highlighting the importance of manning the wheelhouse and keeping a proper watch.


MAIB safety flyer issued April 2005

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This summary concerns a collision between a fishing vessel and a tanker when the fishing vessel did not take avoiding action.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for a similar case involving the loss of the fishing vessel Silvery Sea and its 5 crew.

Published 1 April 2005