Marine safety issues and actions

Roles and Responsibilities

Issue number: MO-2013-011-SI-01
Who it affects: All persons charged with navigating a vessel during pilotage
Issue owner: Universal Shipping
Operation affected: Marine: Shore-based operations
Background: Investigation Report 304-MO-2013-011
Date: 22 September 2014

Safety issue description

Bosphorus’ safety management system provided no guidance in relation to the allocation of function based roles and responsibilities to members of the bridge team during pilotage.

Response to safety issue by Universal Shipping

No response was received addressing this safety issue.

ATSB comment in response:

The ATSB has issued the following recommendation to Universal Shipping to address this safety issue.


Action organisation: Universal Shipping
Action number: MO-2013-011-SR-025
Date: 22 September 2014
Action status: Released

The ATSB recommends that Universal Shipping take action to address this safety issue.

Current issue status: Not addressed
Status justification:

No action taken by Universal Shipping to address this safety issue.

Last update 22 September 2014