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:

  • 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
  • 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