Structural failure of container vessel MSC Napoli and subsequent beaching

Location: Structural failure in the English Channel. Beaching at Branscombe Bay, England.

Accident Investigation Report 9/2008

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

NapoliReport.pdf (3,001.45 kb)

Annexes Part 1 (3,864.05 kb)

Annexes Part 2 (1,144.97 kb)


MAIB report on the investigation of the structural failure of MSC Napoli, in the English Channel on 18 January 2007.

Published: 22 April 2008

Published 23 January 2015