Grounding of general cargo vessel Hohebank
Location: The approaches to Varberg, Sweden.
Completed PE Summary: Hohebank
A short summary of the accident and action taken:
|Registered Owner & Manager:||Intrada Ships Management Ltd|
|Port of registry:||Rochester|
|Classification society:||Germanischer Lloyd|
|Date & Time||28/09/05 03:30|
|Location of incident:||Foreign water|
|Persons onboard:||6 crew|
|Damage/ Pollution:||Material Damge/No Pollution|
General cargo vessel grounded in the approaches to Varberg, Sweden.
The Chief Inspector wrote to the operators of Hohebank recommending they identify and establish controls to ensure that ship’s staff understand and adhere to company policies and procedures; particular focus to be placed on ensuring compliance with the company’s drug and alcohol policy and requirements with respect to bridge watchkeeping at sea.