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Safety lessons: give-way in fog even when fishing

A safety message to the fishing industry on how the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) changes when vessels are operating in fog.


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This summary concerns a collision between the stand-by vessel Strilmøy and the pair trawler Harvester resulting in the loss of Harvester.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 14 June 2006