Research and analysis

Safety lessons: securing freight vehicles on ships

A safety message to the shipping industry to highlight best practice for vehicle deck lashing arrangements.


MAIB safety flyer issued October 2009

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This summary concerns the damage caused when a vehicle crashed through the stern door of the high speed service vessel Stena Voyager.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • shipping industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 1 October 2009