Safety Advisory Notice MS20080014

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

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20080014
Date issued: 05 June 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

Creciente did not have any guidelines or procedures for mooring the ship. Consequently, the master did not adequately assess the risks that the ship's mooring arrangement, and the likely winch brake condition, posed to the ship's ability to remain at its berth under the prevailing tidal conditions.

Safety Advisory Issue

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