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  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The number of accidents reported to the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) dropped to 1,057 casualties and incidents in 2015 compared to 1,270 in 2014. The total number of accidents to UK vessels or in UK coastal waters involved 1194 vessels, according to MAIB. 46 of these accidents involved only non-commercial vessels, while 447 were occupational accidents that did not […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The UK Marine Accident Investigation Board (MAIB) has launched an investigation into the loss of over 40 containers from the 2006-built containership Ever Smart. The incident occurred while the UK-flagged vessel was sailing some 700 nautical miles east of Japan on October 30, MAIB informed, adding that a total of 42 containers fell overboard. Media reports indicate […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    MAIB: The general cargo vessel Islay Trader grounded due to lack of planning and overconfidence.

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago, CMA CGM G. Washington experienced 20° rolls leading to the collapse of three container bays.

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The inexperience of the crew of the Domingue tug that sank while assisting the container ship CMA CGM Simba in the port of Tulear, Madagascar in September 2016 was one of the reasons behind the tug’s sinking that resulted in two deaths. A report from the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) of the incident found that aside to Domingue’s […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Stena Line ferry had a close quarters encounter with a Royal Navy submarine, according to UK MAIB.

  • 18 July 2014

    In 2013, a total of 1,332 accidents (Casualties and Incidents) was reported to the UK’s Marine Accident Investigations Branch (MAIB), with 1, 459 vessels involved, MAIB’s 2013 Accidents Report reads.   The investigations commenced and the reports published by the MAIB during 2013 have been diverse and have covered all sectors of the maritime industry.  Some 70 […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    MAIB: Cargo ship Ruyter grounded on the Rathlin Island in October 2017 after its master left the bridge unattended.

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cargo ship Daroja and the bunker barge Erin Wood collided some two miles east of Peterhead, Scotland in August 2015 due to improper lookout on either vessel, a report from the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) shows. According to MAIB, watchkeepers in both vessels were unaware of the risk of collision and took no action to avoid […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The grounding of the Liberia registered liquefied gas carrier, Navigator Scorpio, from January 2014, was caused by distraction of the officer of the watch, investigation into the accident found. On 3 January 2014 Navigator Scorpio ran aground on Haisborough Sand in the North Sea. The vessel was undamaged by the grounding and there were no injuries or pollution; […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The distortion of the pilot’s spatial awareness due to ‘relative motion illusion’ aboard the Panama-flagged car carrier City of Rotterdam was reported as the cause of a collision between the vessel and the DFDS-owned ferry Primula Seaways in early December 2015. The incident between Primula Seaways and City of Rotterdam in the Humber Estuary, UK, stemmed from the […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    MAIB: Vessel dragged anchor and collided with two ships due to insufficient anchor cable and an unprepared crew.

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Spain-flagged bulk carrier Muros, which grounded off Norfolk in December 2016, ran into trouble following a change of route to an unsafe area and lack of warnings of danger, according to UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). An investigation into the incident, which occurred on December 2 while the ship was sailing from Teesport, UK […]

  • 9 April 2010

    THE Marine Accident Investigation Board’s (MAIB’s) investigation report on the loss of the tug Ijsselstroom in the port of Peterhead on 14 June 2009, was published today. The tug Ijsselstroom had been working on the construction of a new berth and breakwater in the Port of Peterhead. On the morning of 14 June 2009 she […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following a collision between the forest product carrier Saga Sky and the anchored stone carrying barge Stema Barge II, which occurred close to the port of Dover on November 20, the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has launched a safety investigation of the incident. Namely, the authorities will look into possible safety breaches which could […]

  • 17 September 2007

    An accident report into the investigation of the collapse of cargo containers onboard a UK-registered feeder ship last February has been published by the Southampton-based UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The findings of the report are likely to have far reaching implications throughout the industry.

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    MAIB: Containership ANL Wyong and LPG tanker King Arthur suffered damage in a collision off Gibraltar.

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    MAIB: Saga Sky, which collided with a rock carrying barge in November 2016, should have sought shelter.

  • 24 October 2014

    A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which was being towed by the tug Kingston in the south-west traffic lane of the Dover Strait TSS was caused by Rickmers Dubai’s officer on watch (OOW) not keeping a visual lookout and monitoring the radar, but rather relying solely […]

  • 8 December 2017

    The ignition of hydrogen gas released from the cargo caused two explosions on board Nortrader in January 2017.

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cyprus registered cement carrier, which capsized on January 2, 2015 in violent sea conditions, was a “fatal hazard that was predictable and could have been avoided,” according to an investigation report by UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The 1984-built Cemfjord sank in the Pentland Firth, Scotland, with eight crewmembers on board while it was on its way from Aalborg, Denmark, […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ro-ro passenger ferry Hebrides ran aground due to a mechanical failure which resulted from a loose screw, the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) informed. Hebrides lost control of its port controllable pitch propeller and grounded while it was approaching Lochmaddy, North Uist, Scotland on September 25, 2016. Loss of control was caused by a mechanical […]