Research and analysis

Safety lessons: training and supervision of marine engineers

A safety message to the shipping industry highlighting how shortcomings in engineering procedures led to engine failures.


MAIB safety flyer issued March 2006

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Summary of an accident involving container vessel Savannah Express when the misdiagnosis of an engine problem led to engine failures and contact with a linkspan.

This information has been prepared for members of the:

  • shipping industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 7 March 2006