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)

Summary

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

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