Entry to enclosed space on emergency response rescue vessel Viking Islay with loss of 3 lives

Location: Amethyst gas field, 25 miles off the East Yorkshire coast, England.

Accident Investigation Report 12/2008

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

VikingIslayReport.pdf (2,429.94 kb)

Annexes (1,452.69 kb)

Summary

MAIB report on the investigation of work undertaken in a dangerous enclosed/confined space and the consequent attempted rescue on board ERRV Viking Islay resulting in the loss of three lives at the Amethyst gas field, 25 miles off the East Yorkshire coast, UK on 23 September 2007.

Published: 9 July 2008

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