Research and analysis
Safety lessons: taking the ground on drying berths
Summary of the accident leading to flooding of a fishing vessel at its berth highlighting several key safety lessons.
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This safety message concerns the flooding and sinking of the scallop dredger Fredwood on a drying berth in Maryport, England on 6 April 2016.
The flyer highlights the findings of the MAIB investigation and the key safety lessons, including the importance of mooring arrangements, mooring line monitoring and the emergency response.
The information has been prepared for members of the:
- fishing industry
An investigation report has also been produced for this accident and is available to download from the reports section of this website.