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Safety warning about carbon monoxide poisoning after the loss of 2 lives on the motor cruiser Diversion

Safety warning about carbon monoxide poisoning after the loss of 2 lives on the motor cruiser Diversion

We have issued a safety bulletin highlighting the importance of installing carbon monoxide (CO) alarms on boats with enclosed accommodation spaces.

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Safety bulletin published for the Diversion investigation

Safety bulletin published for the Diversion investigation

Warning issued after the loss of 2 lives from carbon monoxide poisoning on board a motor cruiser moored on the River Ouse in York.

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MAIB safety digest 2/2020 published

MAIB safety digest 2/2020 published

A collection of lessons learned from marine accidents.

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Research and analysis: MAIB safety digests 20 24

Research and analysis: MAIB safety digests 20 24

Learn safety lessons from a selection of marine accidents involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and recreational sectors.

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Form: Report a marine accident

Form: Report a marine accident

Report a marine accident by calling the MAIB reporting line on +44 (0)23 8023 2527 and then completing the accident report form.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Man overboard from single handed creel boat May C with loss of 1 life

Man overboard from single handed creel boat May C with loss of 1 life

Location: Loch Carnan, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

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May C report and safety flyer published

May C report and safety flyer published

Fatal man overboard from a single-handed creel boat at Loch Carnan, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

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Research and analysis: Safety lessons: minimising the risks during single handed fishing operations

Research and analysis: Safety lessons: minimising the risks during single handed fishing operations

A safety message to the fishing industry about the hazards associated when operating your boat on your own and in particular, the risk of falling overboard.

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Senior Technical Support Specialist   Southampton

Senior Technical Support Specialist Southampton

We have an exciting new vacancy at MAIB and are looking for someone to join our Technical Support team.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Grounding and recovery of container feeder vessel Thea II and tug Svitzer Josephine

Grounding and recovery of container feeder vessel Thea II and tug Svitzer Josephine

Location: In the approaches to the Humber Estuary.

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Thea II and Svitzer Josephine report published

Thea II and Svitzer Josephine report published

Grounding and recovery of a container feeder vessel and a tug in the approaches to the Humber Estuary.

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Loss of cargo containers overboard from container ship Ever Smart

Loss of cargo containers overboard from container ship Ever Smart

Location: 700 miles east of Japan, North Pacific Ocean.

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Ever Smart report published

Ever Smart report published

Loss of cargo containers overboard from a container ship while on passage in the North Pacific Ocean.

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Ever Smart report published

Ever Smart report published

Loss of cargo containers overboard from a container ship while on passage in the North Pacific Ocean.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Near miss between ro ro ferry Stena Superfast VII and Royal Navy submarine

Near miss between ro ro ferry Stena Superfast VII and Royal Navy submarine

Location: North Channel, crossing from Belfast, Northern Ireland to Cairnryan, Scotland.

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Stena Superfast VII and Royal Navy submarine report published

Stena Superfast VII and Royal Navy submarine report published

Near miss between a ro-ro ferry and a submerged submarine in the North Channel between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Cairnryan, Scotland.

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Graphics Editor Southampton

Graphics Editor   Southampton

We have an exciting new vacancy at MAIB and are looking for someone to join our publications team.

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MAIB to carry out investigations on behalf of Red Ensign Group Cat 1 registries

MAIB to carry out investigations on behalf of Red Ensign Group Cat 1 registries

Memorandum of Understanding agreed between the MAIB and the Cateogry 1 registries of the Red Ensign Group.

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Policy paper: MOU between MAIB and REG Category 1 registries

Policy paper: MOU between MAIB and REG Category 1 registries

Memorandum of Understanding between the MAIB and the Red Ensign Group Category 1 registries of Isle of Man, Cayman Islands, Bermuda and Gibraltar.

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Capsize of fishing vessel Anna Marie II with loss of 1 life

Capsize of fishing vessel Anna Marie II with loss of 1 life

Location: Brora, Scotland.

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Research and analysis: Safety lessons: minimising the risk of capsize and inversion of small open fishing vessels

Research and analysis: Safety lessons: minimising the risk of capsize and inversion of small open fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry about staying alert to the risk of capsize and inverting, particularly in steep waves, and the importance of wearing a personal flotation device.

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Anna Marie II report and safety flyer published

Anna Marie II report and safety flyer published

Capsize of a fishing vessel off Brora, Scotland with the loss of 1 life.

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Commercial fishing and Maritime Safety Week 2020

Commercial fishing and Maritime Safety Week 2020

Inspector of marine accidents and ex-commercial fisherman Sean Friday shares his views on the challenges facing commercial fishing and his journey to the MAIB.

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Maritime Safety Week 2020

Maritime Safety Week 2020

Our Chief Inspector, Captain Andrew Moll, makes a statement at the start of this year's Maritime Safety Week.

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Corporate report: MAIB Annual Report 2019

Corporate report: MAIB Annual Report 2019

This report provides information on the branch's activities during 2019, with a focus on recommendations made as a result of our investigations during the year.

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MAIB Annual Report 2019 published

MAIB Annual Report 2019 published

This report provides information on the branch's activities during 2019.

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Fall of a suspended load on general cargo vessel ZEA Servant injuring 2 crew

Fall of a suspended load on general cargo vessel ZEA Servant injuring 2 crew

Location: Campbeltown, Scotland.

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ZEA Servant report published

ZEA Servant report published

Injuries to two crewmen on a general cargo vessel while berthed in Campbeltown, Scotland.

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Accident on the stern ramp of the ro ro freight ferry Seatruck Progress with loss of 1 life

Accident on the stern ramp of the ro ro freight ferry Seatruck Progress with loss of 1 life

Location: Brocklebank Dock, Liverpool, England.

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Seatruck Progress report and flyer published

Seatruck Progress report and flyer published

Fatal accident on the stern ramp of a ro-ro freight ferry at Brocklebank Dock, Liverpool.

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Research and analysis: Safety lessons: staying alert to hazards on ship working decks

Research and analysis: Safety lessons: staying alert to hazards on ship working decks

A safety message to the shipping industry about mobile phone distraction and the importance of providing a safe means of segregating vehicles and pedestrians.

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Head of Technical Support Southampton

Head of Technical Support   Southampton

We have an exciting new vacancy at MAIB and are looking for someone to head up our Technical Support team.

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Man overboard from dredger Cherry Sand with loss of 1 life

Man overboard from dredger Cherry Sand with loss of 1 life

Location: Non-tidal basin at Port Babcock Rosyth, Scotland.

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Cherry Sand report published

Cherry Sand report published

Fatal man overboard from a dredger during berthing operation in Port Babcock Rosyth, Scotland.

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Man overboard from fishing vessel Zilvermeeuw with the loss of 1 life

Man overboard from fishing vessel Zilvermeeuw with the loss of 1 life

Location: Milford Haven, Wales, UK.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Vacancy: Investigation Support Officer, Southampton

Vacancy: Investigation Support Officer, Southampton

We are seeking a new member of the team to help provide support to MAIB inspectors while they are carrying out investigations.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Marine accidents and incidents under investigation by MAIB, giving name of vessel, date, description and status of investigation.

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Corporate report: MAIB Business Plan 2020 21

Corporate report: MAIB Business Plan 2020 21

This business plan sets out our aims and objectives for the 2020-21 financial year.

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