Research and analysis

Safety lessons: raising the alarm if you go overboard from your fishing vessel

A safety message to the fishing industry to use personal locator beacons, automatic identification systems and lifejackets or flotation devices.


MAIB safety flyer issued November 2016

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A summary of the loss of 2 crew overboard from the potter Harvester in Abereiddy Bay, North Pembrokeshire on 28 April 2016, highlighting key findings learned from the investigation.

The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • fishing industry

Further information

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident and is available to download from the reports section of this website.

Published 3 November 2016