Research and analysis

Safety lessons: helping fishing vessel watchkeepers to stay alert

A safety message to the fishing industry about ensuring crews are properly rested and how a vessel abandonment, although successful, could have been improved.


MAIB safety flyer issued October 2010

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This summary concerns the grounding and sinking of the fishing vessel Kerloch.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 6 October 2010