Research and analysis

Safety lessons: reliance on pilots/mooring operation

Summary of the grounding of a cargo vessel Sea Mithril highlighting shortcomings in communication and manoeuvring during mooring operations.

Document

MAIB safety flyer issued September 2008

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Detail

This safety message concerns the grounding of a cargo vessel steered by its master with a pilot on board. It has been prepared for members of the:

  • shipping industry