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Immobilisation and flooding of dredger Shearwater following repeated collisions with unmanned barge Agem One

Immobilisation and flooding of dredger Shearwater following repeated collisions with unmanned barge Agem One

Location: Kinlochbervie, Scotland.

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Shearwater and Agem One report published

Shearwater and Agem One report published

Immobilisation and flooding of a dredger after repeated collisions with an unmanned barge near Kinlochbervie, Scotland.

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Research: Application and usability of ECDIS safety study

Research: Application and usability of ECDIS safety study

Collaborative study on ECDIS use from the perspective of practitioners.

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Collaborative study on the application and usability of ECDIS published

Collaborative study on the application and usability of ECDIS published

MAIB and DMAIB study into Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) use from the perspective of practitioners.

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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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Sinking of the wooden hulled motorboat Globetrotter with loss of 1 life

Sinking of the wooden hulled motorboat Globetrotter with loss of 1 life

Location: Fleetwood, England.

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Globetrotter report published

Globetrotter report published

Sinking of a wooden hulled motorboat off the coast of Fleetwood, England with loss of 1 life.

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Corporate report: MAIB Business Plan 2021 22

Corporate report: MAIB Business Plan 2021 22

This business plan sets out our aims and objectives for the 2021-22 financial year.

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Corporate report: MAIB Business Plan 2021 22

Corporate report: MAIB Business Plan 2021 22

This business plan sets out our aims and objectives for the 2021-22 financial year.

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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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Stolt Groenland report published

Stolt Groenland report published

Cargo tank explosion and fire on board a chemical tanker in Ulsan, Republic of Korea.

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Stolt Groenland report published

Stolt Groenland report published

Cargo tank explosion and fire on board a chemical tanker in Ulsan, Republic of Korea.

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Cargo tank explosion and fire on chemical tanker Stolt Groenland

Cargo tank explosion and fire on chemical tanker Stolt Groenland

Location: Ulsan, Republic of Korea.

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Proposed changes to enclosed space regulations on ships

Proposed changes to enclosed space regulations on ships

Enclosed spaces present one of the biggest hazards to those working on board ships and fishing vessels.

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Man overboard recovery and drowning prevention

Man overboard recovery and drowning prevention

Inspector of Marine Accidents Jack Martin shares his recent experience of a man overboard exercise organised by the RNLI, funded by Trinity House and Seafish.

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Chief Inspector's thoughts on Maritime Safety Week 2021

Chief Inspector's thoughts on Maritime Safety Week 2021

As Maritime Safey Week gets underway, Andrew Moll shares a few words about the opportunities this week holds for the MAIB and the Marine industry.

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Chief Inspector's thoughts on Maritime Safety Week 2021

Chief Inspector's thoughts on Maritime Safety Week 2021

As Maritime Safey Week gets underway, Andrew Moll shares a few words about the opportunities this week holds for the MAIB and the Marine industry.

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Grounding of ro ro freight ferry Arrow

Grounding of ro ro freight ferry Arrow

Location: Aberdeen Harbour, Scotland.

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Arrow report published

Arrow report published

Grounding of a ro-ro freight ferry in thick fog while entering Aberdeen Harbour, Scotland.

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MAIB Annual Report 2020 published

MAIB Annual Report 2020 published

This report provides information on the branch's activities during 2020.

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Corporate report: MAIB Annual Report 2020

Corporate report: MAIB Annual Report 2020

This annual report provides information on the branch's activities during 2020.

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Grounding of general cargo vessel Kaami

Grounding of general cargo vessel Kaami

Location: Sgeir Graidach shoal, the Little Minch, Scotland.

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Kaami report published

Kaami report published

Grounding of a general cargo vessel on the Sgeir Graidach shoal in the Little Minch, Scotland.

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Fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered from seabed

Fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered from seabed

Following the recovery of the vessel by the MAIB, it will be transported to a secure location for further investigation, testing and stability analysis.

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Crush incident during transfer from workboat Beinn Na Caillich to a feed barge with loss of 1 life

Crush incident during transfer from workboat Beinn Na Caillich to a feed barge with loss of 1 life

Location: Ardintoul Point, Loch Alsh, Scotland.

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Beinn Na Caillich report published

Beinn Na Caillich report published

Fatal accident during a transfer from a workboat to a feed barge at Ardintoul Point, Loch Alsh, Scotland.

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Seadogz interim report published

Seadogz interim report published

Fatal collision between a high speed passenger craft and a navigation buoy on Southampton Water, England.

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Collision between the high speed passenger craft Seadogz and a navigation buoy with loss of 1 life

Collision between the high speed passenger craft Seadogz and a navigation buoy with loss of 1 life

This interim report is to inform operators of small high speed passenger craft and UK port authorities of the circumstances of the accident and MAIB’s initial findings so that appropriate actions can be taken ahead of the boating season.

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Seadogz interim report published

Seadogz interim report published

Fatal collision between a high speed passenger craft and a navigation buoy on Southampton Water, England.

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Notice of direction to prohibit access issued

Notice of direction to prohibit access issued

Following the location and identification of the wreck of Nicola Faith, a second Notice of Direction to Prohibit Access to the wreck has been issued by MAIB.

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Fishing vessel Nicola Faith to be raised

Fishing vessel Nicola Faith to be raised

MAIB investigation update following the location and identification of the wreck of Nicola Faith.

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Crush incident on scallop dredger Olivia Jean with loss of 1 life

Crush incident on scallop dredger Olivia Jean with loss of 1 life

Location: North-east of Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Research: Safety lessons: close monitoring of crew safety on fishing vessels

Research: Safety lessons: close monitoring of crew safety on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry about the importance of close crew supervision during hazardous deck activities.

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Olivia Jean report and safety flyer published

Olivia Jean report and safety flyer published

Fatal accident to crew member on a scallop dredger off Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Olivia Jean report and safety flyer published

Olivia Jean report and safety flyer published

Fatal accident to crew member on a scallop dredger off Aberdeen, Scotland.

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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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Diversion report published

Diversion report published

Carbon monoxide poisoning on board a motor cruiser at Museum Gardens quay, River Ouse, York, with the loss of 2 lives.

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Carbon monoxide poisoning on motor cruiser Diversion with loss of 2 lives

Carbon monoxide poisoning on motor cruiser Diversion with loss of 2 lives

Location: Museum Gardens quay, River Ouse, York, England.

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Missing fishing vessel Nicola Faith identified

Missing fishing vessel Nicola Faith identified

The wreck discovered by the MAIB off Colwyn Bay, Wales, last week is confirmed as being that of the missing fishing vessel Nicola Faith.

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Ocean Quest report and safety flyer published

Ocean Quest report and safety flyer published

Flooding and sinking of the trawler Ocean Quest 70 miles north-east of Fraserburgh, Scotland.

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Ocean Quest report and safety flyer published

Ocean Quest report and safety flyer published

Flooding and sinking of the trawler Ocean Quest 70 miles north-east of Fraserburgh, Scotland.

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Research and analysis: Safety lessons: understanding bilge pumping systems on fishing vessels

Research and analysis: Safety lessons: understanding bilge pumping systems on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry about the importance of distinguishing between routine pumping and an emergency situation.

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Flooding and sinking of trawler Ocean Quest

Flooding and sinking of trawler Ocean Quest

Location: 70 miles north-east of Fraserburgh, Scotland.

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Technical Editor MAIB, Southampton

Technical Editor   MAIB, Southampton

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

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