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:

  • 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
  • Rickmers Dubai/Kingston/Walcon Wizard Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation on the collision of the general cargo vessel Rickmers Dubai with the crane barge Walcon Wizard being towed by the tug Kingston, in the south-west lane of the Dover Strait Traffic Separation Scheme. Report No 29/2014.
    Published 23 October 2014
  • Bayliner Capri Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the capsize of the unnamed Bayliner Capri 2000 speedboat, resulting in the loss of three people off Lowestoft on 10 March 2014. Report No 28/2014.
    Published 16 October 2014
  • Shalimar Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the contact with the quay and subsequent foundering of fishing vessel Shalimar. Report No 27/2014.
    Published 8 October 2014
  • Safety Digest 2/2014
    The MAIB Safety Digest is a compendium of anonymous articles involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and small craft sector which draws the attention of the marine community to some of the lessons arising from investigations into recent accidents and incidents.
    Published 1 October 2014
  • Amy Jane Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the fatal man overboard from the fishing boat Amy Jane Near Cadgwith, Cornwall on 4 December 2013. Report No 26/2014.
    Published 18 September 2014
  • Paula C and Darya Gayatri Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the collision between the general cargo vessel Paula C and the bulk carrier Darya Gayatri in the south-west lane of the Dover Strait Traffic Separation Scheme on 11 December 2013. Report No 25/2014.
    Published 17 September 2014
  • Ovit Accident Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the grounding of Ovit in the Dover Strait on 18 September 2013. Report No 24/2014.
    Published 11 September 2014