Grounding of general cargo vessel Fri Ocean
Location: 2½ miles south of Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland.
Accident Investigation Report 26/2013
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
FriOcean-Report.pdf (2,439.56 kb)
On 14 June 2013, the general cargo vessel Fri Ocean ran aground 2½ miles south of Tobermory, Isle of Mull. The vessel’s bow shell plating and frames were damaged resulting in flooding to the bow thruster room. The crew carried out a temporary repair, and the vessel was re-floated.
The investigation identified fatigue as a factor.
Published: 6 December 2013