We endeavour to identify and analyse the relevant issues and make recommendations aimed at preventing similar accidents in the future. The lessons learnt can be found in a variety of MAIB publications.

10 most recent publications:

  • Ben-My-Chree Investigation Report & Flyer
    Report on the investigation into the unintended movement of the ro-ro passenger vessel during loading operations at Heysham on 26 March 2010. Report No 17/2010.
    Published 21 December 2010
  • Safety Bulletin 4/2010
    Catastrophic failure of a capacitor and explosion in an 11kV harmonic filter on board the passenger cruise vessel RMS Queen Mary 2.
    Issued 3 December 2010
  • Sand Falcon Investigation Report & Flyer
    Report on the investigation into the failure of the stores crane on a dredger at West Thurrock, River Thames on 29 January 2010. Report No 16/2010.
    Published 25 November 2010
  • Cormorant Investigation Report & Flyer
    Report on the investigation of a lifting equipment failure on board a floating sheerleg at 102 berth, Southampton on 7 March 2010. Report No 15/2010.
    Published 25 November 2010
  • Safety Digest 2/2010
    Compendium of anonymous accident summaries and safety lessons learned.
    Published 22 November 2010
  • Isle of Arran Investigation Report
    Report on the investigation of the contact by Isle of Arran with the linkspan at Kennacraig, West Loch Tarbert, Kintyre on 6 February 2010. Report No 13/2010.
    Published 14 October 2010
  • Kerloch Investigation Report & Flyer
    Report and accompanying Flyer on the investigation of the grounding and subsequent foundering of fv Kerloch (J235) at Crow Rock, off Linney Head, Wales on 20 February 2010. Report No 12/2010.
    Published 6 October 2010
  • Alam Pintar & Etoile des Ondes Investigation Report & Flyers
    Report and accompanying Flyers on the investigation of the collision between the Bulk carrier Alam Pintar and the Fishing vessel Etoile des Ondes, 15 miles north of the Cherbourg peninsula on 20 December 2009, resulting in one fatality and the loss of the Fishing vessel. Report No 11/2010.
    Published 16 September 2010
  • Olivia Jean
    Report on the investigation of the injury to a fisherman on board the fishing vessel Olivia Jean, TN 35, 17nm SSE of Beachy Head in the English Channel on 10 October 2009. Report No 10/2010.
    Published 26 August 2010