Location: Stronsay Firth, near the Orkney Islands, Scotland.
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
Harold&OctopusReport.pdf (2,518.51 kb)
Annexes (1,026.33 kb)
Report of the investigation of the grounding of the jack-up barge Octopus towed by the tug Harald, Stronsay Firth, Orkney Islands on 8 September 2006.
Published: 14 August 2007
Date of occurrence: 8 September 2006
Marine Accident Investigation Branch
Merchant vessel 100 gross tons or over
Merchant vessel under 100 gross tons
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