Research and analysis
Safety lessons: checking fishing vessels for shortcomings
A safety message to the fishing industry about avoiding accidents by checking, inspecting and revising safety measures.
This summary concerns urgent safety recommendations made following the sinking of Solway Harvester off the Isle of Man with the loss of 7 lives.
The information has been prepared for the:
A summary report and a full investigation report have also been produced for this accident.
A safety bulletin was also issued in the weeks immediately following the accident.
Published 13 July 2003