Collision between container vessel Arctic Ocean and cargo vessel Maritime Lady, then contact with capsized wreck of Maritime Lady by tanker Sunny Blossom and its grounding

Location: Elbe River, Germany.

Accident Investigation Report 2/2007

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

ArcticOceanMaritimeLadyReport.pdf (2,184.97 kb)

A German translation of the report has been provided to MAIB by Bundesstelle für Seeunfalluntersuchung (Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation(BSU)):

German translated version (1,705.63 kb)


Report on the investigation of the collision between container vessel Arctic Ocean and dry cargo vessel Maritime Lady, capsize of Maritime Lady and contact with wreck of Maritime Lady by chemical/products tanker Sunny Blossom, and its subsequent grounding in the Elbe River 5 December 2005.

Published 1 February 2007

Updates to this page

Published 23 January 2015