Failure of mooring bollard on passenger vessel Star Clipper with loss of 1 life

Location: St Katharine’s Pier, River Thames, England.

Accident Investigation Report: Star Clipper

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

Star Clipper.pdf (811.25 kb)

Star Clipper - Annexes (2,850.11 kb)


Report on the investigation of the failure of a mooring bollard from the Class V passenger vessel Star Clipper resulting in a fatal accident at St Katharine’s Pier, River Thames, London on 2 May 2004.

Published 23 January 2015