1. Current investigations
|Vessel’s name||Accident/incident type||Date of incident||*Status of investigation|
|Harvester||Loss of UK fishing vessel off Abereiddy, Wales, resulting in loss of life.||28/04/16||Under investigation|
|Apollo||Loss of a crewman overboard from a fishing vessel off the north-west coast of Orkney, Scotland.||18/04/16||Under investigation|
|Fredwood||Flooding and subsequent sinking of fishing vessel while berthed alongside in Maryport, England.||06/04/16||Under investigation|
|Louisa||Foundering of UK registered fishing vessel while at anchor off the island of Mingulay, Outer Hebrides, resulting in loss of life.||09/04/16||Under investigation|
|CV21||Fatal accident to crew member washed overboard from yacht in the Pacific Ocean.||01/04/16||Under investigation|
|Saint Christophe 1||Grounding, capsize and subsequent flooding of a 22m fishing vessel moored alongside in the port of Dartmouth.||09/03/16||Under investigation|
|Toby Wallace||Man overboard from an Atlantic rowing boat, 815nm west of Cape Verde.||14/02/16||Under investigation|
|Majestic||Flooding and foundering of a 16m creel boat off Yell, Shetland. The vessel’s 2 crew abandoned to a liferaft and were uninjured.||21/01/16||Under investigation|
|Svitzer Moira||Death of a crew member during mooring operations in Portbury Dock, Bristol.||29/12/15||Under investigation|
|Primula Seaways/City of Rotterdam||Collision between a ro-ro cargo vessel and a car carrier in the approaches to the River Humber.||03/12/15||Under investigation|
|Annie T||Fatal man overboard from fishing vessel off the coast of Barra, Scotland.||04/10/15||Under investigation|
|CV21||Fatal accident involving watch leader on round-the-world yacht.||05/09/15||Under investigation|
|Daroja/Erin Wood||Collision between a Cypriot general cargo ship and a St Kitts and Nevis registered bunker tanker off Peterhead. Erin Wood, the bunker tanker, was damaged and towed to Peterhead.||29/08/15||Under investigation|
|St Apollo||Grounding and capsize of a scallop dredger in Inninmore Bay, Sound of Mull. The vessels five crew abandoned into a liferaft.||24/08/15||Consultation stage|
|Arco Avon||Engine room fire on board a dredger off the coast of Great Yarmouth with the loss of one life.||18/08/15||Under investigation|
|Aquarius||Loss of a crewman overboard from fishing vessel off the coast of Aberdeen.||17/08/15||Under investigation|
|JMT||Loss of the 10m scallop dredger approximately 3.8nm south-west of Rame Head, Cornwall. The vessel had 2 crew; 1 has been recovered deceased, the other remains missing.||09/07/15||Consultation stage|
|Enterprise||Fatal man overboard accident to skipper of a fishing vessel in the North Sea.||09/07/15||Under investigation|
|Hamburg||Grounding of a cruise ship in the Sound of Mull.||11/05/15||Consultation stage|
|Carol Anne||Death of a crewman following the collapse of a crane on board 16.5m work boat in the Isle of Mull.||30/04/15||Consultation stage|
|Karen||19m fishing vessel, with 4 crew, dragged astern by submarine in the Irish Sea.||15/04/15||Under investigation|
|Asterix||Capsize of a tug while assisting the unberthing of a chemical tanker at Fawley, Southampton, UK.||30/03/15||Consultation stage|
|Zarga||Parting of mooring line while the Marshall Islands registered liquefied natural gas tanker was berthing at Milford Haven, Wales. Injuries sustained by 1 crew member.||02/03/15||Under investigation. Note: Safety Bulletin 1/2016 published on 11 February 2016, Safety Bulletin 1/2015 published on 8 July 2015|
2. *Status of investigation
Preliminary assessment - this means further details are being obtained to establish whether or not further investigation is warranted.
Under investigation - this means an investigation is being carried out, which will lead to a published report.
Consultation stage - when an investigation is largely complete a draft copy of the report is sent to interested parties for comment.
Go to the MAIB finder to search for published reports and bulletins.
3. Investigations led by other countries
Investigations into accidents involving UK flagged vessels that, by agreement, are being led by other administrations.
|Vessel’s name||Accident/incident type||Date of incident||Lead State|
|Suntis||3 fatalities on board German registered cargo vessel while alongside at Goole.||26/05/14||Germany. Incident covered in MAIB Safety Bulletin 3/2014 published on 14 August 2014|