1. Current investigations
|Vessel’s name||Accident/incident type||Date of incident||*Status of investigation|
|Ocean Way (LK207)||Flooding and sinking of a fishing vessel approximately 22nm north east of Lerwick, Shetland Islands. All five crew were rescued from the sea.||03/03/17||Under investigation|
|Nortrader||Explosion in the hold of a general cargo vessel carrying incinerator bottom ash while at anchor off Plymouth. 1 crew member was seriously injured.||13/01/17||Under investigation|
|Graig Rotterdam||Fatal accident to crew member of UK registered bulk carrier while discharging cargo at anchor off Alexandria, Egypt.||18/12/16||Under investigation|
|Typhoon Clipper/Alison||Collision between a passenger vessel and a workboat off Tower Pier, River Thames, London. The workboat sank and 2 people were recovered uninjured from the water.||5/12/16||Under investigation|
|Muros||Grounding of the Spanish registered cargo vessel on Haisborough Sands off the Norfolk coast, England.||3/12/16||Under investigation|
|Saga Sky/Stema Barge II||Collision between a cargo ship and an anchored barge during heavy weather in the English Channel.||20/11/16||Under investigation|
|Vasquez||Owner of motor cruiser alongside in Cardiff found deceased on board.||12/11/16||Under investigation|
|MV Sunmi/PV Patrol||Fatality of pilot during transfer.||05/10/16||Under investigation|
|MV Hebrides||Grounding of a ferry and its subsequent heavy contact with a quay in Lochmaddy, North Uist, Scotland. The vessel was damaged but there were no injuries reported.||25/09/16||Under investigation|
|CMA CGM Simba/Domingue||Capsize of the tug Domingue while assisting the CMA CGM Simba departing the port of Tulear, Madagascar, resulting in 2 fatalities. Madagascar is also conducting a safety investigation.||20/09/16||Under investigation|
|Pauline Mary (WY 845)||Fatal man overboard from a UK registered 8.2m fishing boat, east of Hartlepool, England.||02/09/16||Consultation stage|
|CMA CGM Vasco De Gama||Grounding of a UK registered ultra-large container vessel in the central Solent, approaching the port of Southampton, England.||22/08/16||Under investigation|
|Ardent II (INS 127)||Fire on board the UK registered fishing vessel while alongside in Peterhead Harbour, Scotland.||16/08/16||Consultation stage|
|Transocean Winner||Grounding of a semi-submersible on the west coast of Lewis after it became detached from the tug Alp Forward.||08/08/16||Under investigation|
|Sea Harvester (N822)||Serious injury to a crewman on a UK registered fishing vessel 7.3 miles north-west of Ailsa Craig, Scotland.||03/08/16||Consultation stage|
|Osprey/Osprey II||Collision between two passenger excursion RIBs in the Firth of Forth resulting in serious injuries to 1 passenger.||19/07/16||Consultation stage|
|Royal Iris||Flooding on board the passenger ferry off Eastham Locks, River Mersey. The vessel was damaged and its passengers were transferred to a nearby dredger. There were no injuries.||10/07/16||Consultation stage|
|Love for Lydia||CO poisoning resulting in 2 fatalities in Wroxham, Norfolk.||09/06/16||Consultation stage. Note: Safety Bulletin 2/2016 published on 9 August 2016|
|Surprise||Grounding and subsequent abandonment of the passenger boat in the Scilly Isles.||15/05/16||Consultation stage|
|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||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||Consultation stage. 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|
|Manhattan Bridge||Auxiliary boiler explosion in the engine room of a Japanese registered container vessel while berthing at Felixstowe Container Terminal. 1 crew member died and another was seriously injured.||19/01/17||Japan Transport Safety Board|