Research and analysis

Safety lessons: unattended wheelhouse and poor communication

Summary of a collision between fishing vessels resulting in 1 vessel foundering, highlighting inherent risks of pair trawling.


MAIB safety flyer issued October 2005

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This safety message concerns poor practices while pair trawling leading to the foundering of a fishing vessel. The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • fishing industry
Published 25 October 2005