Recommendation MO-2009-001-SR-001

Recommendation issued to: Tasmanian Ports Corporation

Recommendation details
Output No: MO-2009-001-SR-001
Date issued: 27 January 2009
Safety action status: Closed
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

The pilot had received no training in how to use anchors to assist him with handling a ship in the confined approaches to Grassy. As a result, he was not comfortable with using the ships anchors to assist him with manoeuvring the ship in the close confines of the approaches to the inner harbour.

Safety Recommendation
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Tasmanian Ports Corporation takes action to address this safety issue.

Last update 04 December 2012