Thursday, January 12, 2023
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UK Ship Pilot Dies in Pilot Transfer Accident

A UK ship pilot has died following an accident during pilot transfer in northern England’s Humber estuary. The accident took place January 8, 2023 while

January 12, 2023
Total Views: 35390

Monday, July 18, 2022

UK MAIB Reports on Fatal Mooring Line Accident

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published its report into a fatal mooring deck accident at a Russian anchorage in 2021. The chief

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 5180

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

MAIB Reports on Fatal Crush Incident on General Cargo Ship ‘Cimbris’

Unsafe working practices and poor safety culture were at issue in the death of port stevedore who was crushed by a hatch cover during cargo discharge

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 2611

Friday, July 2, 2021
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MAIB Blames Bridge Team in Grounding of Ro-Ro Freight Ferry in Aberdeen Harbour

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued its report into last summer’s grounding of the ro-ro freight ferry Arrow, resulting in

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 5277

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch: Too Early to Tell ‘Common Themes’ in North Pacific Container Losses

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch says its too early say what exactly is causing the increasing number of container loss incidents in the North

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 6269

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Kaami grounding

MAIB Report Reveals Holes in Cargo Ship’s Voyage Planning Process Before Grounding

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its report into last year’s grounding of the general cargo vessel Kaami on the west coast of

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 6594

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Maritime News

MAIB Warns Older Crew of Heightened Slip and Fall Risk

The UK Marine Investigation Branch is reminding older mariners that they are at heightened risk of slip and fall accidents following the death of a 72-year-old

May 21, 2020
Total Views: 58

Friday, February 7, 2020

MAIB: Seatruck Performance Grounded After Late Turn from ‘Nervous’ New Master

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) says a newly promoted Captain became the single-point of failure due to a lack of support from his bridge

February 7, 2020
Total Views: 416

Thursday, January 16, 2020
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MAIB Issues Report on Loss of 137 Containers from CMA CGM Containership

Inaccurate container weight declarations were partially to blame for the loss of 137 containers overboard from a CMA CGM containership underway in the North

January 16, 2020
Total Views: 504

Thursday, October 3, 2019
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MAIB: Watch Officer Was Watching Videos on Phone Before Grounding

A UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch investigation has revealed that the sole watch officer on board the general cargo ship Priscilla was watching videos

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 328

Monday, April 29, 2019
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Maritime News

UK to Trial Search and Rescue Drones

Authorities in the UK are launching a pilot project to test the use of drones to assist in search and rescue operations. The year-long trial is set to launch

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 74

Thursday, March 28, 2019

MAIB: Poor Watchkeeping Led to Collision Between Ro-Ro and Cruiser in the Solent

The UK Maritime Accident Investigation Branch says that poor watchkeeping contributed to last September’s collision between the ro-ro passenger ferry and

March 28, 2019
Total Views: 110

Thursday, October 18, 2018

MAIB Says Lack of Communication to Blame for CMA CGM Centaurus Hitting Pier Wall in Jebel Ali

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report on the UK-registered CMA CGM Centaurus’ heavy contact with the pier and two shore

October 18, 2018
Total Views: 197

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

U.K. MAIB Investigating Collision Between Containership and LPG Tanker Off Gibraltar

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has launched an investigation into a collision between the UK registered container ship ANL Wyong and an Italian

August 7, 2018
Total Views: 82

Thursday, June 21, 2018

MAIB: Drunk Master Left Bridge Before Grounding

The master of a Netherlands-registered cargo ship was drinking prior to when his vessel ran aground in Northern Ireland last October, the UK Marine Accident

June 21, 2018
Total Views: 221

Thursday, May 10, 2018

MAIB Investigation Report: Cargo Ship ‘Islay Trader’ Grounded After Dragging Anchor

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its report on the investigation into last year’s grounding of the general cargo ship

May 10, 2018
Total Views: 166

Friday, April 27, 2018

MAIB: Pilots’ ‘Very Limited Local Knowledge’ Led to Bulker’s Groundings in UAE

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report into the groundings of the UK registered bulk carrier Umm Al Qaywayn, United Arab Emirates.

April 27, 2018
Total Views: 62

Monday, November 13, 2017
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Marine Pilot, Captain Handed Suspended Sentences Over ‘City of Rotterdam’ Collision on River Humber

A former ship captain and a marine pilot have each been handed four-month suspended sentences in connection with the collision between the vehicle carrier City

November 13, 2017
Total Views: 289

Thursday, November 9, 2017

MAIB: Poor Stevedoring Practices Contributed to Fatal Cargo Collapse on Bulk Carrier

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has found that poor stevedoring practices probably contributed to a fatal accident in December 2016 when a stack of

November 9, 2017
Total Views: 119

Thursday, November 2, 2017

British Containership Loses 42 Containers Overboard Off Japan

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has launched an investigation into the loss of dozens of containers from a British containership off Japan. The

November 2, 2017
Total Views: 104