Marine safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Owners, operators and masters
|Date issued:||13 October 2009|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
|Background:||Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed|
Iron King's safety management system did not include procedures that adequately ensured that the ship's master and crew were aware of, and drilled in, the emergency steering system change over procedure to be followed in the event of steering control loss.
Safety Advisory Notice
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that owners, operators and masters should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.