February 2023 marine incident report

Wednesday 29 March 2023
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A crew member was struck by a saw shark and a hire 'n' drive vessel was hit by a recreational rowing vessel, resulting in significant damage to both. These are just some of the events included in the latest incident report.

During February 2023, there were 91 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels. Of these, 13 were serious and one was very serious.

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