Marine safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ship owners, operators and masters
|Date issued:||09 April 2010|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
The operation of the ship's systems and the decisions made by the ship's senior officers suggests that they did not have sufficient relevant knowledge and experience to safely undertake Breakthrough's delivery voyage and they did not effectively use the time spent in China, standing by the ship, to acquire the necessary knowledge.
ATSB safety advisory notice
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises ship owners, operators and masters should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.