Steering control failure on high-speed passenger catamaran Moon Clipper resulting in contact with pier and several people injured

Location: Tower Millennium Pier on the River Thames, England.

Accident Investigation Report 21/2012

MoonClipper.pdf (2,256.50 kb)

Annexes (3,857.27 kb)


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

MAIB Report on the investigation of the steering control failure and subsequent contact on board the high-speed catamaran Moon Clipper on the River Thames, London resulting in injuries to several passengers and crew on 5 October 2011.

Published: 8 August 2012.

Published 23 January 2015