Failure of warp block on twin rig trawler Ocean Star with loss of 1 life

Location: North of the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report: Ocean Star

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

Published 23 January 2015