Shen Neng 1: Fatigue, Inexperience, Wrong Chart

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Apr 142010
 
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“A succession of errors grounded the Shen Neng 1”

In essence, a simple succession of errors on the part of a very tired crew member resulted in the grounding of Shen Neng 1 on Douglas Shoal, part of the Great Barrier Reef about 50 miles north of the entrance to the port of Gladstone, Queensland.

on 3 April 2010 says Australia’s Transport Safety Bureau. ATSB warns that the report, released on 15 April 2010 is only preliminary and further investigations leading to the final report may differ.

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