Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin issue 2—mooring safety

Thinking mooring safety
AMSA 282
1 September 2015

Mooring operations are among the most dangerous tasks carried out on board ships.

Data collected by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) indicates that mooring incidents occur regularly and often result in injury. Furthermore, in the last 10 years, two fatalities have occurred during mooring operations in Australian waters.


Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Last updated: 29 September 2021