Fall while entering ballast tank on container vessel Ville de Mars with loss of 1 life

Location: Gulf of Oman.

Accident Investigation Report 20/2009

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

VilledeMarsReport.pdf (725.02 kb)


MAIB report on the investigation of the fatality of a chief officer in a ballast tank on board the container ship Ville de Mars in the Gulf of Oman on 28 January 2009.

Published: 10 September 2009

Published 23 January 2015