November 2023 marine incident report and monthly safety lesson

Wednesday 20 December 2023
There were 79 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in November.
79 incidents reported, 30 serious

November 2023 incident report

A diver was attacked by a shark and required a medical evacuation via helicopter, and a vessel collided with a moored yacht and was significantly damaged. These are some of the occurrences included in the latest incident report.

During November 2023, there were 79 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels. Of these, 30 were serious. 

Read the latest incident report.

Monthly safety lesson 

Passenger vessel collision with unseen submerged rock 

This month’s safety lesson report highlights the importance of adhering to cross-checked and authorised planned routes, and only deviating from them if required due to immediate safety concerns.

Read the monthly safety lesson.