Dragging anchor and grounding of oil/chemical tanker Astral

Location: Princessa Shoal off the Isle of Wight, England.

Accident Investigation Report 4/2009

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

AstralReport.pdf (1,418.81 kb)

Annexes (1,597.59 kb)

MAIB Report on the investigation of the grounding of Astral on Princessa Shoal, East of Isle of Wight on 10 March 2008.

Published: 29 January 2009

Published 23 January 2015