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Aberdeen harbour: Annual summary of marine safety reports for 2013

The Marine Safety Forum has published information note 15/02, comprising a summary of marine safety incident reports during 2013, from Aberdeen harbour. The report contains short details of the 30 recorded safety incidents in 2013 involving vessels entering or leaving, or manoeuvring within, the harbour.

The summary report notes that 47% of the incidents reported were collisions, contact between vessels, or grounding. It notes that in three quarters (75%) of the incidents reported, human error was a cause.

The full report can be found at

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