Capsize and sinking of beam trawler Noordster with loss of 3 lives

Location: 11.5nm south of Beachy Head, England.

Accident Investigation Report: Noordster

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:

Noordster.pdf (2,935.27 kb)

Annexes (176.74 kb)

Flemish translation

Flemish Synopsis (127.39 kb)


Report on the investigation of the capsize of the fishing vessel Noordster Z122 with the loss of three crew 11.5nm south of Beachy Head on 13 December 2005.

Published 23 January 2015