Manhattan Bridge safety bulletin published

Marine Accident Investigation Branch

June 30
00:00 2017

The MAIB has today issued a safety bulletin to highlight urgent safety lessons that have arisen following the auxiliary boiler explosion on board the container ship Manhattan Bridge at Felixstowe container terminal, England resulting in one fatality and one serious injury on 19 January 2017.

The bulletin contains details on the background and events leading up to the accident, initial findings, the safety issue and safety lessons, read more.

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch is assisting the Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) in carrying out an investigation and the JTSB will publish a full report in due course.

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