Research and analysis

Safety lessons: importance of safety alarms and regular drills on vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry to highlight the dangers of leaving your wheelhouse unattended and how to be prepared for an emergency situation.

Documents

MAIB safety flyer issued July 2016

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Details

Summary of the the flooding and sinking of the wooden potter Majestic (LK678) off Shetland, Scotland on 21 January 2016 to highlight key lessons, such as safety-critical alarms and regular drills, learned from the investigation.

The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • fishing industry

Further information

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 27 July 2016