Person overboard from seine netter Opportune with loss of 1 life

Location: 35 miles east of Wick, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report 33/2000

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened and safety lessons learned:

opportune.pdf (632.04 kb)


This reports the MAIB’s investigation into the man overboard from fishing vessel Opportune with the loss of one life, 35 miles east of Wick, Scotland on 23 February 2000.

Published: 3 November 2000

Published 23 January 2015