Research and analysis

Safety lessons: passage planning is key to safe navigation

A safety message to the fishing industry about the importance of wheelhouse practices such as passage planning and use of up-to-date charts.


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Summary of grounding of the 30m long-liner Coelleira on Ve Skerries, a group of low-lying reefs off the west coast of Shetland, Scotland.

The information has been prepared for:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 20 March 2020