M2019-03 Near collision between Finnswan and Mergus to the North of Korppoo on 13 November 2019

The Safety Investigation Authority has decided to initiate an investigation under Section 2 of the Safety Investigation Act (525/2011) into the near collision between the liaison vessel Mergus and the ropax ship Finnswan to the north of Korppoo on 13 November 2019. The vessels avoided the collision by taking strong evasive action.

Safety Investigator Ilkka Kervinen has been appointed as the Head of investigation team, and Licentiate in Philosophy Jukka Seppänen, Bachelor of Business Administration Leif Johansson and Maritime Search And Rescue Expert (ret.) Matti Salokorpi have been appointed as members. Chief Safety Investigator Esko Värttiö will serve as the Investigator-in-Charge.

Published 25.11.2019