Research and analysis

Safety lessons: maintaining electrical equipment on your fishing vessel

A safety message to the fishing industry to keep electrical equipment in a safe condition and ensuring 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 members of the

  • fishing vessel industry

Further publications

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

Published 14 June 2017