Research and analysis

Safety lessons: keeping vigilant of flooding risks on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry highlighting the importance of vessel maintenance and managing work routines to prevent fatigue.



Summary of the sinking of the fishing vessel Louisa with loss of 3 lives in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, highlighting the key safety lessons learned during the investigation.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing vessel industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 27 July 2017