Stability Assessments on all commercial FVs and use of PFDs while working emphasized by the TSB
30 minutes is all it took from the moment a fire was discovered on the crab vessel Frederike. C-2 to the time when the entire crew was forced to abandon ship
Apparently, a fishing net tangled in the vessel's propeller may have resulted in loss of power and eventual drifting onto the rocks.
The hug says it all. If you believe surviving a marine emergency is simply a question of luck, you must read this great story.
Whether it’s a fire or flooding emergency, bad stuff can happen in a hurry out on the water. Read how a commercial fisherman’s preparation for an emergency before an actual disaster occurred helped save the day.