Accident Reports

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Cargo Loading Errors Led to Hoegh Osaka Grounding on Bramble Bank – Incident Report

The Hoegh Osaka had no chance of surviving the Bramble Bank turn shortly after the vessel departed from the port of Southampton on January 3, 2015 with

March 17, 2016
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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

MAIB Investigation Report: Collision Between Tanker and Containership Off Jebel Ali

A master’s reliance on scanty VHF information and another’s failure to keep a proper lookout contributed to a collision between a containership and

December 9, 2015
Total Views: 237

Thursday, November 19, 2015

MAIB: ‘Lysblink Seaways’ Watch Officer was Drunk Before Grounding

The sole watchkeeper of the UK-flagged Lysblink Seaways was drunk when the ship ran aground earlier this year in Scotland, the UK Marine Accident Investigation

November 19, 2015
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Alcohol a Factor in Two Fatal Accidents Involving UK-Flagged Workboat – MAIB Report

  Alcohol played a role in two fatal accidents involving a UK-flagged workboat that occurred less than five months apart in Spain, the UK Marine Accident

July 29, 2015
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Monday, July 27, 2015

UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Releases 2014 Annual Report

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued its annual casualty and incident report, providing information on what kept the branch busy

July 27, 2015
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Thursday, June 11, 2015

NTSB Report: Captain’s Decision, Lack of Communication Led to 2014 Collision and Oil Spill in Houston Ship Channel

  [contextly_sidebar id=”Jr4hoLuDio0M4HU4Bb5arELj8pMW7XCi”] A U.S. National Transportation Safety Board investigation into the March 2014

June 11, 2015
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Friday, May 29, 2015

NTSB: Shell’s Poor Planning Caused 2012 Grounding of Kulluk Rig

  The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that inadequate planning by Shell ultimately led to the grounding of the the company’s

May 29, 2015
Total Views: 237

Thursday, May 21, 2015

MAIB – Improper Lookouts Caused Fatal Collision Near Felixstowe

A failure to maintain a proper lookout was determined to be the cause of a fatal collision between a Boskalis dredger and sailing yacht near Felixstowe in June

May 21, 2015
Total Views: 54

Monday, May 11, 2015

Investigation Report: Accidental Lifeboat Release During Abandon Ship Drill

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its report into the April 2014 accidental release of a lifeboat from a Panama-flagged reefer

May 11, 2015
Total Views: 121

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

NTSB Opens Accident Docket on 2014 Houston Ship Channel Collision and Oil Spill

The U.S. National Transporation Safety Board has opened its accident docket in its ongoing investigation into a 2014 collision in the Houston Ship Channel

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 26

Friday, April 3, 2015
Maritime News

Houston Ship Channel Collision: NTSB’s Preliminary Marine Accident Report

The NTSB on Friday released its Preliminary Marine Accident Report on the March 9th collision between the chemical tanker MT Carla Maersk and MV Conti Peridot

April 3, 2015
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

NTSB Report: 2013 Allision and Sinking of the OSV ‘Celeste Ann’ in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has released its Marine Accident Brief into the causes of the June 2013 sinking of the offshore supply vessel

January 21, 2015
Total Views: 56

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Maritime News

Rena Grounding Final Report Reveals Errors, Lack of Oversight

New Zealand's Transport Accident Investigation Commission has just released its Final Report into the causes and circumstances of the 2011 grounding.

December 18, 2014
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Pilot Unfamiliarity Caused Fatal 2013 ‘Megan McB’ Sinking on Mississippi -NTSB

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has released a Marine Accident Brief into the fatal 2013 sinking of the MV Megan McB towing vessel on the

September 18, 2014
Total Views: 88

Friday, September 12, 2014
Maritime News

ECDIS Incompetence Led to Chemical Tanker Grounding -MAIB Incident Report

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report from an investigation into the September 2013 grounding of the chemical tanker Ovit in the

September 12, 2014
Total Views: 110

Monday, September 8, 2014
Maritime News

Limited Data, Extreme Rolling to Blame for Svendborg Maersk Cargo Loss -REPORT

A lack of information contributing to the Master's decision-making and extreme rolling caused the loss of the 517 containers and damage to another 250 units

September 8, 2014
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Maritime News

NTSB: Poor Decisions Led to Marseilles Dam Allision

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Brief into the April 2013 aliision of the Dale A. Heller tow with Illinois’

June 24, 2014
Total Views: 64

Friday, June 13, 2014
Maritime News

MAIB Releases MT Apollo Allision Report

The U.K.’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its accident report into its investigation of the July 2013 allision of the oil tanker Apollo

June 13, 2014
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

NTSB: BAE Knew About Poor Mooring Bollards Prior to Carnival Triumph Breaking Free

The National Transportation Safety Board says that BAE Systems knew about the poor condition of multiple mooring bollards at its Mobile shipyard prior to when

February 4, 2014
Total Views: 21

Monday, December 30, 2013
Overseas Reymar
Maritime News

Pilot’s Last Minute Decision Caused Overseas Reymar Allision with Bay Bridge – NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a Marine Accident Report on its investigation into the January 2013 allision between the Overseas Reymar

December 30, 2013
Total Views: 87