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Recommendation issued to: Marine Safety Business Unit of the Western Australian Department for Planning and Infrastructure

Recommendation details
Output No: MR20080006
Date issued: 06 June 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Despite it being unusual for a barge to anchor off Carnarvon, the Marine Safety Business Unit did not consider it necessary to alert any boat operators to the barge's presence in an area that was regularly transited by them.

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Marine Safety Business Unit of the Western Australian Department for Planning and Infrastructure takes action to address this safety issue.

 
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Last update 17 October 2013