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
Operation affected: Marine: Shipboard operations
Background: Investigation Report 323-MO-2015-007
Date: 19 February 2019

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 organisation: Townsville Pilotage Services
Action number: MO-2017-001-NSA-013
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.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

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

Last update 19 February 2019