Research and analysis

Safety lessons: planning your watchkeeping arrangements

A safety message to the fishing industry to plan and prioritise watchkeeping duties so to keep a safe navigational watch.


MAIB safety flyer issued June 2016

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Summary of the grounding and flooding of the fishing vessel St Apollo (BA 359) in Inninmore Bay, Sound of Mull, Scotland on 24 August 2015 highlighting key findings from the investigation and encouraging the use of advice provided in MGN 313 (F).

The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • fishing industry

Further information

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident and is available to download from the reports section of this website.

Published 30 June 2016