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Ever Smart/Alexandra 1 accident investigation report published

Collision between container vessel Ever Smart and oil tanker Alexandra 1 at the entrance to the Port of Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates.

Damage to Alexandra 1
Damage to oil tanker Alexandra 1

This reports the MAIB’s investigation of the collision between the UK registered container ship Ever Smart and the Marshall Islands registered tanker Alexandra 1 on 11 February 2015. A harbour pilot was transferring from the outbound container ship to the inbound tanker by launch when the vessels collided at the entrance to the port’s approach channel. Both vessels were damaged.

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

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Published 9 December 2015