Location: Off the Shetland Islands, Scotland.
Completed PE Summary: HRossey
A short summary of the accident and action taken:
|Incident Type:||Heavy weather damage|
Heavy weather damage to passenger vessel.
The Chief Inspector of marine accidents has made the following recommendation to the owner/skipper of the vessel:
The lessons learnt from this accident should be promulgated through the issue of a MAIB Safety Digest article.
A Chief Inspector’s letter should be sent to the classification society and shipbuilder bringing their attention to the failure of the bearing housings