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The United States NTSB publish report on the sinking of the fish tender EXITO

11 January 2018

The NTSB concluded “…the probable cause of the sinking of the motor vessel Exito was progressive flooding from an undetermined location. Contributing to the loss of life was the carriage of personnel on board, other than crewmembers, who were inadequately prepared and equipped for an emergency.”
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SAFE BOAT SMART BOAT: Abandoning ship: Boarding the liferaft

3 November 2017

The decision to abandon ship and then taking the steps necessary to maximise chances for survival and rescue. 
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USCG stress importance of understanding fishing vessel stability following recent casualty

11 October 2017

The Office of Inspections and Compliance has issued Marine Safety Alert 11/17: Remain upright by fully understanding vessel stability.
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Safety Report: ATSB publish report on foundering of the fishing vessel Vennesa S following loss of propulsion

27 September 2017

On the afternoon of 20 June 2017, the 22 m fishing vessel0F1 Venessa S (cover) was being prepared for sea at the Fisherman’s Co-op wharf, Port Stephens, New South Wales. The crew comprised the skipper and five deck crew, two of whom were new to the vessel.
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Owner of boat where two Northumberland fishermen died is jailed over safety breaches - The Chronicle

3 August 2017

The owner of a boat on which two fishermen died of carbon monoxide poisoning has been jailed for 15 months.
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SAFE-BOAT SMART-BOAT: Abandoning ship... - Commercial Fisheries News

14 July 2017

The decision no fisherman ever wants to make; how to prepare for disaster, survival, and rescue.
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