Now available – Monthly marine incident reports

Monday 21 February 2022
The information you provide in your incident report plays an important part in guiding the way we improve maritime safety for everybody on the water. By reporting marine incidents to us, you are also meeting your reporting obligations under Australian laws.
Monthly incident reports

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

This month’s report examines how the skipper of a recreational sailing vessel, under tow by Volunteer Marine Rescue, fell during rough conditions and landed heavily on another person. The person sustained a serious injury to their back, which required medical assistance. 

Read the Safety Lessons from Marine Incident Investigation report.  

Each month we also report on the number and types of domestic commercial marine incidents reported to us. This information is broken down by state, vessel type and a description of the incident. Read the monthly domestic commercial vessel incident report.

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