Marine safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Newcastle Port Corporation
|Date issued:||23 May 2008|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
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.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Newcastle Port Corporation take action to address this safety issue.