Safety Advisory Notice MS20080012

Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ship owners, operators and masters

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20080012
Date issued: 05 June 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

The mooring lines were not monitored effectively in the period leading up to the incident, which allowed the ship to move away from the wharf, because insufficient manpower was utilised for the task.

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 take action where considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012