Print

Monthly incident report

Each month we compile a summary of the domestic commercial vessel incidents that have been reported to us.

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.

January 2019 incidents

A total of 30 domestic commercial vessel incidents were reported to AMSA during January 2019. Of these, four were categorised serious.

Location

Vessel Type

Incident

QLD

Passenger

The vessel was overloaded with passengers and began taking on water.

SA

Non – Passenger

A cargo pod dropped below the water line, causing the vessel to stop suddenly. This resulted in minor injuries to the crew and damage to the crane and cargo pod.

QLD

Fishing

The Coast Guard evacuated injured crew from a fishing trawler.

QLD

Fishing

A deceased fisherman found in the water.

Last updated: 

Tuesday 12 February 2019