Location: North of the Shetland Islands, Scotland.
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
ocean-star.pdf (423.28 kb)
Failure of warp block on board the UK registered fishing vessel Ocean star north of the Shetland Islands resulting in one fatality on 26 November 2001
Date of occurrence: 26 November 2001
Marine Accident Investigation Branch
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