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This investigation was carried out by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) utilising investigation information provided by the Maritime Administrator of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (International Registries).

On 10 April 2006, an able bodied seaman (AB) was fatally injured when he was struck by a mooring line while operating a winch on the forecastle of Probo Bear during a shift ship operation.

The report identifies a number of contributing factors and makes recommendations to address them.

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General details
Date: 10 April 2006 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: UTC +9.5 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Groote Island  
State: Northern Territory  
Release date: 14 December 2006 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Vessel details
Vessel: Probo Bear 
Flag: Marsh 
IMO: 8405254 
Type of Operation: products/oil/bulk/ore carrier 
Damage to Vessel: Nil 
 
Injuries
 CrewPassengerGroundTotal
Fatal: 1001
Total:1001
 
 
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Last update 19 May 2016