Research and analysis

Safety lessons: maintaining electrical equipment on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry to keep electrical equipment in a safe condition and ensure fire detection systems are energised while alongside.



Summary of the fire on board fishing vessel Ardent II alongside in Peterhead, highlighting the key safety lessons learned during the investigation.

The information has been prepared for the

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 14 June 2017