Marine safety issues and actions

Global Supplier's navigation lights

Issue number: MO-2010-006-SI-01
Who it affects: All tug owners, operators, managers and masters
Issue owner: Global Marine & Eng Pty Limited
Transport function: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 277-MO-2010-006
Issue release date: 18 July 2011
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The management has fitted a set of towing lights, radar and AIS on board Global Supplier.

Safety issue description

Global Supplier was not fitted with the correct navigational lights for a vessel engaged in towing operations.

Proactive Action

Action number: MO-2010-006-NSA-013
Action organisation: Global Marine & Eng Pty Limited
Date: 18 July 2011
Action status: Closed
The ATSB has been advised by Global Marine and Engineering that towing lights, radar and AIS have been fitted to Global Supplier.

ATSB comment:

The ATSB is satisfied that the action taken by Global Marine and Engineering adequately addresses this safety issue
Last update 06 March 2014