Maritime accidents and serious incidents

Investigation into maritime accidents and serious incidents.

Guidance and regulation

  1. MGN 564: marine casualty and marine incident reporting
  2. The SS Richard Montgomery: information and survey reports
  3. MSN 474 Explosions in diesel engined vessels
  1. MSN 622 Miscellaneous openings: spurling pipes

    • Guidance
    • Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  2. MGN 52 Testing emergency sources of electrical power

    • Guidance
    • Maritime and Coastguard Agency
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News and communications

  1. Saga Sky and Stema Barge II report published

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • News story
  2. James 2 and Vertrouwen report and flyers published

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • News story
  3. Windcat 8 report published

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • News story
  4. Update on the Nancy Glen investigation

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • News story
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Policy and engagement

  1. New guidance for marine casualty and incident reporting
  1. Memorandum of Understanding between the AIBs and the Chief Coroner

    • Air Accidents Investigation Branch, Rail Accident Investigation Branch, and Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • Policy paper
  2. MOU between AAIB, MAIB, COPFS and ACPOS

    • Air Accidents Investigation Branch and Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • Policy paper
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Transparency

  1. Safety lessons: keeping your fishing crew safe by reviewing risk assessments

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • Research
  2. Man overboard from stern trawler Constant Friend with loss of 1 life

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • Maib report
  3. Collision between fishing vessel Vertrouwen and motor cruiser James 2 resulting in motor cruiser sinking with loss of 3 lives

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • Maib report
  4. Catastrophic engine failure resulting in a fire on crew transfer vessel Windcat 8

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • Maib report
  5. Explosion on Japanese registered container vessel Manhattan Bridge with loss of 1 life

    • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    • Maib report
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