Locations: Fendering while moving berth at Portsmouth, England. Dolphin while approaching berth at Le Havre, France.
Berth at Investigation report into two marine accidents including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
NormanArrowReport.pdf (1,071.31 kb)
High speed craft Norman Arrow made contact with quays in Portsmouth International Port, England on 31 March 2010. A second contact with a mooring dolphin occurred on 29 August 2010 in Le Havre, France.
Published: 19 May 2011
Date of occurrence: 31 March 2010
Marine Accident Investigation Branch
Merchant vessel 100 gross tons or over
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