Research and analysis
Safety lessons: watchkeeping arrrangements
Summary of the grounding and flooding of fishing vessel St Apollo highlighting the importance of watchkeeping standards.
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This safety message concerns the grounding and flooding of the fishing vessel St Apollo (BA 359) in Inninmore Bay, Sound of Mull, Scotland on 24 August 2015.
The flyer highlights the findings of the MAIB investigation and the key safety lessons, including using the advice provided in MGN 313(F) when planning and prioritising watchkeeping arrangements.
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.