Research and analysis

Safety lessons: checking electrical systems and insulation material on vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry on minimising fire risks and steps to take if a fire takes hold.


MAIB safety flyer issued July 2006

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This summary concerns a fire, thought to have been caused by an electrical fault, and subsequent loss of a wooden fishing vessel.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry
Published 26 July 2006