November incidents

Tuesday 4 December 2018

A total of 42 domestic commercial vessel incidents were reported to AMSA in the month of November. Of these, 3 were categorised serious.

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Vessel Type



Passenger Vessel

A passenger vessel experienced a control failure, resulting in a collision with another vessel that caused damage to both vessels.

VIC Hire and drive A hire and drive barbeque boat with passengers on board had a fire ignite from the cooking device. The fire was unable to be extinguished by passengers. No injuries to passengers. 
NSW Hire and drive The person in charge of the vessel suffered a heart attack, the patient was taken to hospital by paramedics. Unfortunately they passed away in hospital.