Reports by vessel category

Merchant vessels

Fire/Explosion

Vessel name

Vessel type

Accident type

Accident date

Wacker Quacker 1 and Cleopatra
(No 32/2014)
DUKW amphibious passenger vehicles Sinking and abandonment of the DUKW amphibious passenger vehicle Wacker Quacker 1 in Salthouse Dock, Liverpool and the fire and abandonment of the DUKW amphibious passenger vehicle Cleopatra on the River Thames, London. 15/06/13 and 29/09/13
Celtic Carrier
(No 18/2014)
General cargo vessel Fire on board 24 miles west of Cape Trafalgar, Spain. 26/04/13
Corona Seaways
(No 17/2014)
Ro-ro cargo ferry Fire on the main deck in Kattegat, Scandinavia. 04/12/13
Commodore Clipper
(No 24/2011)
Ro-ro passenger ferry Fire on the main vehicle deck 16/06/10
Yeoman Bontrup
(No 5/2011)
Bulk Carrier Fire and explosion 2/07/10
Oscar Wilde
(No 3/2011)
Roro passenger ferry Machinery space fire. 2/02/10
Maersk Newport
(No 13/2009)
Container ship Investigations of heavy weather damage 50 miles west of Guernsey and a fire alongside in Algeciras, Spain. 10/11/08 & 15/11/08
Lady Candida
(No 4/2008)
Large charter yacht Fire and subsequent sinking 28/07/07
Calypso
(No 8/2007)
Passenger cruise vessel Engine room fire on board the passenger cruise vessel The Calypso 16 miles south of Beachy Head 06/05/06
Hilli
(No 4/2007)
Liquid Natural Gas tanker Starboard boiler explosion resulting in one fatal and one serious injury on board, Grand Bahama Shipyard Freeport, Grand Bahama 10/10/03
Star Princess
(No 28/2006)
Cruise Ship Fire onboard Star Princess off Jamaica 23/03/06
Bounty
(No 2/2006)
Trawler Capsize and loss of the 9.8m trawler Bounty 4 miles off Berry Head, South Devon 23/05/05
Norsea
(No 16/2003)
Ro-ro ferry Fire in the aft engine room of Ro-ro ferry Norsea 02/09/02
Pride of Bath
(No 6/2003)
Pleasure Cruise A barbecue fire in the galley of Pride of Bath on the River Avon, Bath 20/07/02
Stena Explorer
(No 5/2003)
Highspeed catermaran Fire on board HSS Stena Explorer entering Holyhead 20/09/01
Rosebank
(No 28/2002)
General Cargo vessels Accommodation fire on mv Rosebank 7 miles east of Alnmouth, off the Northumberland coast 14/12/01
St Helena
(No 19/2001)
Class 1 Passenger ship Engine room fire 25/08/00
Toisa Gryphon
(No 1/2000)
Offshore tug/Supply vessel Engine room fire 150 miles west-south-west of Isles of Scilly 02/02/99
Edinburgh Castle
Class 1 Passenger Ship Fire in main galley of vessel 21/08/98
Pride of Le Havre Ro-ro cargo vessel Switchboard explosion 27/07/98
Pride of Le Havre Ro-ro cargo vessel Engine room fire 18/03/99
Saga Rose Passenger Cruise liner Fire on the passenger cruise liner whilst undergoing a refit at the A&P Docks, Southampton 14/12/97
ESSO MERSEY (mt)
Motor Tanker Re-opened inquiry into the explosion on a motor tanker, with the loss of two lives 04/09/91
ESSO MERSEY (mt)
Motor Tanker Explosion on board a motor tanker, with the loss of two lives 04/09/91
Sally star Ro-ro passenger vessel Fire on board 25/08/94