Recommendation MR20080012

Recommendation issued to: Newcastle Port Corporation

Recommendation details
Output No: MR20080012
Date issued: 23 May 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

Newcastle Vessel Traffic Information Centre's offers of assistance to Pasha Bulker's master were made at a late stage in extreme weather conditions when it was unlikely that any practical assistance could be provided.

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Newcastle Port Corporation take action to address this safety issue.

Last update 05 April 2012