Research and analysis

Safety lessons: keeping safe when fishing in areas of high traffic density

A safety message to the fishing industry to always keep a good lookout in case other vessels are ineffective in avoiding collision or close quarters situations.


MAIB safety flyer issued September 2010

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This summary concerns the collision between bulk carrier Alam Pintar and Etoile Des Ondes resulting in the fishing vessel sinking with the loss of 1 life.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 16 September 2010