Marine MO-2022-207: Fishing vessel Boy Roel, serious workplace injury, Off Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 12 December 2022
New TAIC Final Report published today on serious injury on the fishing vessel Boy Roel (December 2022).
Lessons for all those working around moving machinery to identify and control hazards including loose clothing.
Since the accident, the operator has taken a number of safety actions, which TAIC is of the view have addressed the safety issues identified and therefore no recommendation has been made.
TAIC inquiring into the accident involving a BK117 helicopter that impacted terrain on Mt Pirongia on the afternoon of 19 September 2023. TAIC has placed a protection order on the occurrence site and any wreckage or evidence associated with it.
Marine MO-2022-201: Charter fishing vessel Enchanter, Capsize, North Cape, New Zealand, 20 March 2022
New TAIC report identifies major safety issues affecting the marine sector nationwide, relating to:
Search and rescue: availability of aircraft; availability of fuel for SAR helicopters; and joint training for…
TAIC Final report identifies major safety issues affecting the marine sector nationwide, relating to:
--> Search and rescue: availability of aircraft; availability of fuel for SAR helicopters; and joint…
Marine MO-2022-206: Charter fishing vessel i-Catcher, Capsize, Goose Bay, Kaikōura, New Zealand, 10 September 2022
Preliminary report in ongoing inquiry. An 8-metre aluminium pontoon boat with skipper and ten passengers on board capsized. Skipper and five passengers rescued from upturned hull. Five other passengers died. TAIC…
The Achilles Bulker was departing Tauranga Port when it lost its rudder and suffered a steering failure in the main channel. The vessel dropped anchor and was later assisted by tugs to a safe anchorage.
Rail RO-2023-104: Two passenger trains, SPAD and potential conflict, Penrose, Auckland, 17 June 2023
The Te Huia passenger service passed a red signal (SPAD – Signal Passed At Danger) near Penrose Station, damaging a set of points, stopped in area of converging tracks, potentially in conflict with a metropolitan train.