Close-quarters situation between fishing vessel Telesis and oil tanker Amenity

Location: 4 miles east of Yorkshire, England.

Completed PE Summary: Telesis/Amenity

A short summary of the accident and action taken:

Vessel name   Telesis
Category   Fishing
Registered Owner & Manager:   Mr Robert Francis Quin
Port of registry:   Southampton
Flag:   UK
Type:   Fishing vessel
Built:   1988
Construction:   Steel
Length overall:   11.89
Gross tonnage:   20.05
Date & Time   04/01/04 11:34
Location of incident:   English coastal waters
Incident Type:   Near miss
Injuries/ fatalities:   None
Damage/ Pollution:   None
Vessel name   Amenity
Category   Merchant
Registered Owner & Manager:   FT Everard & Sons Ltd
Port of registry:   London
Flag:   UK
Type:   Tanker/Combination carrier
Built:   1980
Length overall:   79.23
Gross tonnage:   1453.00
Date & Time   04/01/04 11:34
Location of incident:   English coastal waters
Incident Type:   Near miss
Injuries/ fatalities:   None
Damage/ Pollution:   None

Synopsis

Near miss between fv Telesis & mv Amenity 4 miles east of Yorkshire coast.

Action taken

The Chief Inspector has recommended to the managers of Amenity:

To review system to ensure that, in accordance with STCW, dedicated lookout is maintained on its vessels at all times


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