Safety bulletins

​​Details of safety bulletins (SB) issued by Ports of Jersey can be downloaded below.


SB 03 of 2024 | Lessons from a high speed powerboat accident

SB 02 of 2024 | Failures in passage planning and execution

SB 01 of 2024 | More lessons from another fire at sea


SB 03 of 2022 | Need to ensure adequate ventilation when working on vessels and using cockpit covers

SB02 of 2022 | (MCA safety Bulletin 30) EPIRB coding with MMSI and valid country Code

SB01 of 2022 | RIB and small commercial vessel passengers


SB02 of 2021 | Lessons from a fire at sea

SB01 of 2021 | Small vessel stability guides published by MCA


SB02 of 2020 | Carbon Monoxide poisoning

SB01 of 2020 | Keeping a safe navigational watch


SB06 of 2019 | Head injury sustained as a result of falling overboard a 3.9m inflatable boat

SB05 of 2019 | Near miss gangway fall.

SB04 of 2019 | Heaving lines dangerous pilot transfers

SB03 of 2019 Use of lifting equipment

SB02 of 2019 | Potential GPS issues.

SB01 of 2019 | Small Craft – Throw Bag Rescue Line Failures


SB 08 of 2018 | Small craft night passage navigation 

SB 07 of 2018 | Fishing vessel safety

SB 06 of 2018 | Pre-departure assessment of weather conditions on commercially operated RIBs

SB 05 of 2018 | Modifications to fishing vessels

SB04 of 2018 | Permanent closure of Jersey hyperbaric treatment centre

SB03 of 2018 | Dangers of entrapment when shooting pots

SB02 of 2018 | St Aubins dredging

SB 01 of 2018 | Safety harness tethers on sailing yachts


SB07 of 2017: Warning to boat owners after thefts

SB06 of 2017: Life Raft Inspections and Servicing

SB05 of 2017: Commercial Diving Works

SB03 of 2017: Marina Electrical Supply

SB02 of 2017: On Water Events

SB01 of 2017: Key Findings and Recommendations following an RTC in St Helier Harbour


SB11 of 2016: Maintenance diving St Helier Harbour, St Helier Marina and Elizabeth Marina

SB10 of 2016: EPIRB Recall

SB09 of 2016: Slipway Safety

SB08 of 2016: South coast hydrographic survey

SB07 of 2016: Maintenance diving in La Collette Marina, Elizabeth Harbour and Elizabeth Marina

 SB06 of 2016: Keeping a safe navigational watch

SB05 of 2016: Maintenance diving in La Collette Marina, Elizabeth Harbour and Elizabeth Marina

SB04 of 2016: Maintaining safe access

SB03 of 2016: Habitat dive of Elizabeth Marina

SB01 of 2016: Revisions to the standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers


SB04 of 2015: Maintenance diving

SB03 of 2015: Dangerously weighted ships heaving lines

SB02 of 2015: Maintenance diving

SB01 of 2015: Maintaining safe access