Structural failure of suction dredger Bowsprite with loss of 4 lives

Location: off Nieuwpoort, Belgium

Accident Investigation Report: Bowsprite

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



Report of the investigation into the loss of the suction dredger Bowsprite with four lives in the North Sea on 5 December 1988.

Published: 2 May 1991

Published 23 January 2015