Recommendation MR20080009

Recommendation issued to: Fukujin Kisen Company

Recommendation details
Output No: MR20080009
Date issued: 23 May 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety issue

The safety management system on board Pasha Bulker did not provide the master with specific guidance about safely putting to sea in adverse weather. Neither the masters standing orders nor the passage plan form prescribed in the safety management system contained any guidance with regard to bridge resource or team management or encouraged its use.

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Fukujin Kisen Company take action to address this safety issue.

Last update 05 April 2012