The Maritime Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has investigated the capsizing and foundering of the whelk potter Nicola Faith (BS58), resulting in the loss of all three crew in January 2021. One of the causes found were unauthorised modifications which compromised...
The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) comes to the conclusion that Covid restrictions have contributed to a case of fumigant poisoning on board the general cargo vessel Thorco Angela. Specialist fumigators were likely not allowed on board to deploy the...
The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) says habituation to poor weather conditions lowered the cargo vessel Francisca’s crew’s appreciation of significant weather-associated risks. As such, this contributed to the vessel losing 34 containers on...
The engine room fire on board the DFDS ro-ro cargo vessel Finlandia Seaways on 16 April 2018 was caused by inadequate maintenance, says UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) in its accident report. According to ferries union RMT, the poor maintenance strategy...
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