Investigation of marine accident near Molde


At 1355 on 30 October local police in Molde was informed that a fishingvessel was hugging the shoreline at Kringstadbukta in Molde. There was nobody onboard the vessel and a search and rescue was initiated. At 1615 the deceased fisherman was observed in the water and picked up and brought to shore.

Status of the investigation

This accident will be a part of a thematic investigation concerning fishermen which have perished in connection with setting of pots from single-manned fishing vessels.

Latest update: 25.10.2018

Kringstadbukta, Molde
Occurrence date
Accident category
Personal injury
Norwegian Territorial Waters
Name of vessel
Accident type
Fatal Accident, Fall over board, Grounding
Vessel type
Fishing Vessel
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