Collision between general cargo vessel Ash and chemical tanker Dutch Aquamarine resulting in capsize and sinking of Ash with loss of 1 life

Location: South west lane of the Dover Traffic Separation Scheme off the south east coast of England.

Accident Investigation Report: Ash/Dutch Aquamarine

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and action taken:

ash-and-dutch-aquamarine.pdf (392.32 kb)


Report on the investigation of the collision between mv Ash and mv Dutch Aquamarine in the SW lane of the Dover Strait TSS with the loss of one life 9 October 2001.

Published 23 January 2015