ATSB issues recommendations after ship fire

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) investigation found that BBC Rhonetal’s managers had not effectively implemented the shipboard safety management system procedures to prevent the fire.

Source: ATSB

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued safety recommendations to the managers and parent company of the cargo ship BBC Rhonetal, following an investigation into a fire in the hold of the vessel at Port Hedland, Western Australia.

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