Publications

We endeavour to identify and analyse the relevant issues and make recommendations aimed at preventing similar accidents in the future. The lessons learnt can be found in a variety of MAIB publications.


10 most recent publications:

  • Wanderer II Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of a serious injury to a crew member on board Wanderer II 1 mile south-east of Wiay Island, Outer Hebrides on 19 November 2013. Report No 6/2015.
    Published 12 February 2015
  • Diamond Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the foundering of the fishing vessel Diamond resulting in the death of a crew member, West Burra Firth, Shetland on 25 March 2014. Report No 5/2015.
    Published 11 February 2015
  • ECC Topaz Accident Investigation Report
    Report and accompanying accident flyer on the investigation of the fire and subsequent foundering of the passenger transfer catamaran ECC Topaz while conducting engine trials off the east coast of England on 14 January 2014. Report No 4/2015.
    Published 11 February 2015
  • Water-rail Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the disappearance and rescue of the small fishing vessel Water-rail in the North Sea on 20-22 May 2014. Report No 3/2015.
    Published 29 January 2015
  • Arniston Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation into the carbon monoxide poisoning on board the motor cruiser Arniston on Windermere on 1 April 2013. Report No 2/2015.
    Published 27 January 2015
  • Barnacle III Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the fatal manoverboard from the creel fishing vessel Barnacle III, west of Tanera Beg on 13 May 2014. Report No 1/2015.
    Published 8 January 2015
  • DUKW amphibious vehicles Accident Investigation report
    Combined report on the investigations of the sinking and abandonment of the DUKW amphibious passenger vehicle Wacker Quacker 1 in Salthouse Dock, Liverpool on 15 June 2013 and the fire and abandonment of the DUKW amphibious passenger vehicle Cleopatra on the River Thames Report No 32/2014.
    Published 17 December 2014
  • Key Bora Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the failure of the controllable pitch propeller of the chemical tanker Key Bora, after heavy contact made with the jetty in the port of Hull on 20 December 2013. Report No 31/2014.
    Published 7 November 2014