Audit response
Date issue released
Safety Issue Description

The regional harbour master and the pilotage service did not have processes in place to follow up audit findings, to ensure that they were appropriately monitored, actioned and closed out in a timely manner.

Issue number
Transport Function
Marine: Shipboard operations
Issue Owner
Maritime Safety Queensland
Mode of Transport
Issue Status Justification

The action taken by Maritime Safety Queensland to monitor, follow up and close off audit findings within audit timeframes addresses the issues.

Proactive action
Action number
Townsville Pilotage Services
Action date
Action Status
Action description

Maritime Safety Queensland now monitors the progress of audit findings/recommendations and closes off accordingly. The audit report has been amended to ensure follow up and close off on findings in a timely manner. All Regional Harbour Master’s will record the progress and closure as per the audit timeframes.