Safety Advisory Notice MS20080027

Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Ship and fishing vessel owners, operators' masters/skippers

Recommendation details
Output No: MS20080027
Date issued: 25 September 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

Rexandra's electronic detectability was reduced because of the vessel's timber construction and the lack of a radar reflector or an AIS unit.

Safety Advisory Notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that ship and fishing vessel owners, operators' masters/skippers and State/Northern Territory marine regulators should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and to take action where it is considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012