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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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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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Notice of direction to prohibit access issued

Notice of direction to prohibit access issued

A sunken vessel deemed to be of significant interest has been located in the Colwyn Bay area by an MAIB commissioned vessel searching for missing the fishing vessel Nicola Faith.

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MAIB safety digest 1/2021 published

MAIB safety digest 1/2021 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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Investigation updates: fishing vessel Nicola Faith

Investigation updates: fishing vessel Nicola Faith

Nicola Faith investigation update.

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Safety bulletin published following multiple cruise ship anchor failures

Safety bulletin published following multiple cruise ship anchor failures

Warning issued following several anchor losses associated with the use of the anchoring equipment beyond intended design parameters.

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Safety warning about multiple cruise ship anchor failures

Safety warning about multiple cruise ship anchor failures

We have issued a safety bulletin to the cruise industry to highlight the importance of using anchoring equipment within its intended design parameters.

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Search extended for the wreck of the fishing vessel Nicola Faith

Search extended for the wreck of the fishing vessel Nicola Faith

Nicola Faith investigation update.

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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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Liferaft for missing fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered

Liferaft for missing fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered

Nicola Faith investigation update

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Life Raft for missing fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered

Life Raft for missing fishing vessel Nicola Faith recovered

Nicola Faith investigation update

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Finlandia Seaways report published

Finlandia Seaways report published

Engine failure and fire on ro-ro cargo vessel off Lowestoft, England resulting in 1 person injured.

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Engine failure and subsequent fire on ro ro cargo vessel Finlandia Seaways with 1 person injured

Engine failure and subsequent fire on ro ro cargo vessel Finlandia Seaways with 1 person injured

Location: 11 miles east of Lowestoft, England.

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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 for Principal Inspector of Marine Accidents at MAIB, Southampton

Vacancy for Principal Inspector of Marine Accidents at MAIB, Southampton

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team of accident investigators.

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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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Collision between motor yachts Minx and Vision with loss of 1 life

Collision between motor yachts Minx and Vision with loss of 1 life

Location: Īle Sainte-Marguerite, near Cannes, France.

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Minx and Vision report published

Minx and Vision report published

Fatal collision between 2 motor yachts in Īle Sainte-Marguerite, near Cannes, France.

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Vacancies for Inspectors of Marine Accidents (Engineering or Nautical) at MAIB, Southampton

Vacancies for Inspectors of Marine Accidents (Engineering or Nautical) at MAIB, Southampton

We have two exciting opportunities to join our team of Accident Investigators.

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Research and analysis: Preliminary assessment: Galwad Y Mor

Research and analysis: Preliminary assessment: Galwad Y Mor

Our initial assessment after the explosion resulting in damage and abandonment of the potting fishing vessel Galwad-Y-Mor off Cromer, Norfolk on 15 December 2020.

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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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Capsize and full inversion of self righting keelboat RS Venture Connect sail number 307 with loss of 1 life

Capsize and full inversion of self righting keelboat RS Venture Connect sail number 307 with loss of 1 life

Location: Windermere, Cumbria, England.

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RS Venture Connect sail number 307 report published

RS Venture Connect sail number 307 report published

Fatal accident involving the capsize and full inversion of a self-righting keelboat on Windermere, Cumbria.

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Sunbeam report and safety flyer published

Sunbeam report and safety flyer published

Fatal accident in an enclosed space on board the fishing vessel Sunbeam in Fraserburgh, Scotland.

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Research and analysis: Safety lessons: understanding the hazards of enclosed spaces on fishing vessels

Research and analysis: Safety lessons: understanding the hazards of enclosed spaces on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry about how procedures for entering and working in enclosed spaces should be robust and understood.

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Entry to enclosed space on fishing vessel Sunbeam with loss of 1 life

Entry to enclosed space on fishing vessel Sunbeam with loss of 1 life

Location: Fraserburgh, 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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Investigation into the capsize and sinking of scallop dredger Joanna C

Investigation into the capsize and sinking of scallop dredger Joanna C

Chief Inspector issues Notification of Direction to Prohibit Access to the wreck of Joanna C

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Crush incident on general cargo vessel Karina C with loss of 1 life

Crush incident on general cargo vessel Karina C with loss of 1 life

Location: Seville, Spain.

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Karina C report published

Karina C report published

Fatal accident during cargo operations on Karina C while in Seville, Spain.

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Marine Accident Statistics report 2019 published

Marine Accident Statistics report 2019 published

Today, we have issued our Marine Accident Statistics report for 2019.

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2020

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2020

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

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MAIB Investigation Support and Data Manager Southampton

MAIB Investigation Support and Data Manager   Southampton

We have an exciting new vacancy at MAIB and are looking for someone to join our investigation 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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Fire and Rescue Service Boats report published

Fire and Rescue Service Boats report published

Fatal collision between 2 fire and rescue service boats on the River Cleddau, Wales.

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