MAIB Completes Examination of MV Cemfjord Wreck With No Sign of Missing Crew

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) provided another update Wednesday on their investigation into the tragic sinking of the MV Cemfjord just north of Scotland in early January. The Cyprus-flagged vessel was carrying a cargo of cement from Aalborg, Denmark to Runcorn, Cheshire in western England when it capsized and subsequently foundered in the Pentland Firth … [Read more...]

New Sonar Image Shows Sunken ‘Cemfjord’ Resting On Seabed

The UK Maritime Accident Investigation Branch has released a new sonar image of the sunken MV Cemfjord resting on its side on the seabed off Scotland as the branch continues its investigation into the fatal sinking. In a statement posted to social media Tuesday, MAIB said that it has now completed the multibeam side scan sonar and ROV surveys of the cement carrier. An image … [Read more...]

Sunken Cement Carrier Located North of Scotland

Searchers have located the sunken hull of the cement carrier MV Cemfjord which sank over the weekend off the north coast of Scotland with the loss of all eight crew. The wreck of the Cemfjord was found using sonar lying on the seabed in the eastern approaches to the Pentland Firth by the lighthouse tender, Pharos, BBC reports. The upturned hull of the Cyprus-flagged … [Read more...]