Close-quarters situation between ro-ro passenger ferry Pride of Cherbourg and general cargo vessel Briarthorn

Location: Eastern Solent off the south coast of England.

Accident Investigation Report: Pride of Cherbourg/Briarthorn

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

pride-of-cherbourg.pdf (342.84 kb)


Report on the investigation of the near miss between Pride of Cherbourg and Briathorn in Eastern Solent on 7 February 2001.

Published 23 January 2015