Large wave shipped over deck of container vessel Maersk Kithira with 1 person injured and loss of 1 life

Location: South China Sea

Accident Investigation Report 9/2009

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

MaerskKithiraReport.pdf (391.12 kb)

Annexes (1,034.76 kb)


Report on the investigation of the fatal injury of a crew member and the serious injury of a second crew member in heavy weather on board the UK registered container ship Maersk Kithira, South China Sea on 23 September 2008.

Published: 28 April 2009

Published 23 January 2015