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monsun
9th April 2008, 07:50
Scottish trawler Harvest Hope arrested by norwegian coast guard. The pilot ladder broke, and the inspector fell into the sea. arrested 65nm west of Bergen , and taken to Bergen yesterday....
Too bad , but better check the ladders guys!


http://fiskeribladetfiskaren.no/default.asp?side=101&lesmer=6871

Davie Tait
9th April 2008, 13:11
Saw that yesterday , not good looking like a 4-5000 fine just for the boarding ladder being unsafe let alone any fine for the Fishery Officer falling into the sea ( and if there are any problems with the nets or fish declared in the log books !! )

monsun
9th April 2008, 16:13
Exactly the same happened to a norwegian trawler in 2006.
Skipper got fined 10000N.kr for not having a correct log book.
The court ment the skipper could`nt be blamed for the broken ladder, so
he was`nt punished for that.:D

ron hansen
13th April 2008, 11:50
hello guys
i was fined for this in 94 5000 norwegian but at the same time we have to remember these guys are boarding ships everyday up north bear island svalbard ect ect gets as cold as -30 so they expect at least a decent ladder