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Safety lessons: effective communication between ship's bridge team and pilot

A safety message to the shipping industry highlighting the need for effective exchange of information before a port departure.


MAIB safety flyer issued October 2008

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This safety message concerns the heavy contact made by product carrier Sichem Melbourne with mooring structures at Coryton Oil Refinery Terminal.

Summary of product carrier’s contact with mooring structures,

The information has been prepared for the:

  • shipping industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Updates to this page

Published 17 October 2008

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