October 2023 marine incident report and monthly safety lesson

Wednesday 6 December 2023

There were 92 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in October.

Infographic showing reporting data for October. 92 incidents reported. 2 very serious. 27 serious.

October 2023 incident report

A vessel collided with multiple other vessels following a gearbox failure, and a crew member was seriously injured while setting cray pots. These are some of the occurrences included in the latest incident report.

During October 2023, there were 92 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels. Of these, 27 were serious and 2 were very serious.

Read the latest incident report.

Monthly safety lesson

Passenger seriously injured after falling down stairwell

This month’s safety lesson report highlights the importance of conducting risk assessments for areas on vessels that may present a safety risk. Appropriate control measures help protect passengers and crew.

Read the monthly safety lesson.