Safety Advisory Notice MS20070019

Safety Advisory Notice

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20070019
Date issued: 20 December 2007
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

During the period of time leading up to the collision, Silky Ocean's third mate was not keeping a proper lookout by sight and he was not appropriately using all means available, in particular the radar, to make a full appraisal of the situation and the risk of collision.

Safety Advisory Notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that ship owners, operators and masters should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and to take action where it is considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012