Safety Warning After Fatal Incident on Scallop Dredger

Safety Warning After Fatal Incident on Scallop Dredger

The MAIB has issued a safety warning following a chain failure on scallop dredger Honeybourne III with loss of one life. Photo: MAIBA safety bulletin has been issued following a tragic incident on the UK registered scallop dredger ‘Honeybourne III’ PD905, resulting in...

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Abuse of Vulnerable Workers Still Rife claims Union Leader

Abuse of Vulnerable Workers Still Rife claims Union Leader

On the 12th anniversary of the Morecambe Bay Cockling Disaster a Unite Union leader claims the exploitation of vulnerable workers is still rifeUnion leader speaks out about “dangerous exploitation of vulnerable workers” on anniversary of Morecambe Bay Cockling...

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New Study Reveals Vital Role of Ocean’s Tiniest Inhabitants

New Study Reveals Vital Role of Ocean’s Tiniest Inhabitants

Cutting-edge research led by the University of Plymouth unveils the vital role of the Ocean's tiniest inhabitants - plankton. Image: NASACutting-edge research led by the University of Plymouth unveils the significance of minuscule plankton in marine ecosystems In a...

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MAIB Update on Crig-A-Tana Capsize off Lizard Point, Cornwall

MAIB Update on Crig-A-Tana Capsize off Lizard Point, Cornwall

The MAIB has released an update report on the capsize and sinking of the 7.47 metre Crig-A-Tana off Lizard Point, Cornwall in November 2022Marine Accident Investigation Branch Releases Preliminary Assessment The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released...

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New Byelaw set for 4,000 Square Kilometres of English Waters

New Byelaw set for 4,000 Square Kilometres of English Waters

A new byelaw, effective 22 March 2024 will expand protection to over 4,000 kilometres of marine ecosystem in English watersIn a move to fortify the conservation of marine ecosystems, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is set to enforce a byelaw, effective from...

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