Safety Advisory Notice MO-2009-008-SAN-012

Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Flag States

Recommendation details
Output No: MO-2009-008-SAN-012
Date issued: 15 June 2010
Safety action status: Closed
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

While most flag States have laws in place that implement the UNCLOS requirement for a ship's master to render assistance to the crew of another vessel following a collision, these laws are not being effectively implemented on board all ships.

Safety advisory notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that all flag States should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

Last update 06 December 2012