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EEC Topaz: accident investigation report published

Fire and subsequent sinking of passenger transfer catamaran ECC Topaz during engine trials on 14 January 2014.

ECC Topaz on fire

The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fire and subsequent sinking of passenger transfer catamaran ECC Topaz is now published. The incident occurred on 14 January 2014 off Lowestoft, England.

The report contains details of what happened, actions taken and recommendations made.

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A safety flyer has also been produced for this incident.

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Published 11 February 2015