Research and analysis

Safety lessons: keeping crews safe when living on fishing vessels in port

Safety message to the fishing industry about minimising risks when going ashore or returning on board vessels, particularly after drinking alcohol.



A summary of the fatal man overboard from stern trawler Illustris (B119) while berthed at Royal Quays Marina, North Shields, highlighting the key safety lessons learned.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 9 August 2018