April 2023 marine incident report and monthly safety lesson

Tuesday 30 May 2023
There were 80 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in April.
incident report April 2023 - 80 incidents reported, 16 serious, 1 very serious

April 2023 incident report 

A passenger was flung overboard from a catamaran's trampoline net and a crew member received an electric shock from a damaged power board. These are just some of the events included in the latest incident report.

During April 2023, there were 80 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels. Of these, 16 were serious and one was very serious.

Read the latest incident report

Monthly safety lesson 

Lack of regular planned maintenance results in engine fire.

This month's safety lesson report demonstrates the importance of ensuring that effective planned maintenance and routine inspections are a part of your safety management system.

Every month we share an overview of a domestic commercial vessel incident investigation and the safety lesson you can learn to ensure safe operations on board your vessel.

Read the monthly safety lesson.

To learn how to safeguard your vessel and operation with an active maintenance plan, find out more about planned maintenance

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