Marine safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ship owners, operators and masters
|Date issued:||05 June 2008|
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|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
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.