MAIB safety studies and reviews

This series brings together reviews and detailed safety studies published to highlight specific maritime safety concerns.

These documents are a means by which the Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents may publish reports to highlight:

  • specific safety issues
  • safety trends
  • any other issue which should be brought to the attention of the marine community and the public


  1. How lifejackets are used in commercial fishing

    • Research and analysis

Safety studies

  1. Fishing vessel safety study

    • Research and analysis
  2. Bridge watchkeeping safety study

    • Research and analysis
  3. Timber deck cargo safety study

    • Research and analysis
  4. Fishing vessel accident trends

    • Research and analysis
  5. Lifeboats and launching systems accidents review

    • Research and analysis
Published 16 January 2015