Marine safety issues and actions

Risk management

Issue number: MO-2015-007-SI-01
Who it affects: All ships entering and departing Townsville under pilotage
Issue owner: Port of Townsville Limited Pilotage Services
Transport function: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 323-MO-2015-007
Issue release date: 19 February 2019
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The action taken by the Pilotage Service by reviewing and updating the safety management system addresses the issues.

Safety issue description

The Port of Townsville Limited Pilotage Service risk management processes were not sufficiently mature nor resilient enough to effectively identify and mitigate risks during pilotage.

Proactive Action

Action number: MO-2017-001-NSA-013
Action organisation: Townsville Pilotage Services
Date: 08 September 2017
Action status: Closed

The safety management system has been reviewed and updated and now identifies risks associated with pilotage and provides suggested actions of how to mitigate risks.

Last update 19 February 2019