Grounding of dry cargo vessel Beaumont

Location: Cabo Negro, Spain.

Accident Investigation Report 14/2013

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

Beaumont.pdf (596.11 kb)


On 12 December 2012 dry cargo vessel Beaumont ran aground on Cabo Negro on the north Spanish coast. The vessel had been proceeding at full speed with the OOW asleep. Despite being driven hard aground on a rocky ledge, there was no breach of the hull and was successfully refloated with tug assistance.

Published: 14 June 2013

Published 23 January 2015