Investigation of marine accident north west of Haugesund

Description

The AIBN has decided to investigate the fire onboard the fishing vessel Astrid Sofie 28 November 2018. The fire occurred when the vessel was underway to Haugesund to seek shelter from the weather and unload fish. As a result of the fire, the vessel sank. All the persons on board were rescued. The AIBN has started gathering information about the accident.

Latest update: 14.12.2018

Location
7 nm north west of Haugesund
Occurrence date
28.11.2018
Accident category
Foundering
Area
Norwegian Territorial Waters
IMO number
9782405
Name of vessel
Astrid Sofie
Accident type
Fire/Explosion
Vessel type
Fishing Vessel
Register
The Norwegian Ship Register
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