BMT Secures REMBRANDT Contract with UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch

BMT Secures REMBRANDT Contract with UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch

BMT Ship & Coastal Dynamics (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced a new contract with the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB), acknowledged as a world leader in ship electronic …
Apr 18, 2017 /  Curious
MAIB Accident Investigation Report - Flooding and sinking of wooden potter Majestic (Video)

MAIB Accident Investigation Report - Flooding and sinking of wooden potter Majestic (Video)

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened and safety lessons learned: MAIB investigation report 16-2016: Majestic Summary This reports the MAIB’s investigation into the sinking of …
Jul 27, 2016 /  Accidents
MAIB report on the capsize and loss of cement carrier Cemfjord published

MAIB report on the capsize and loss of cement carrier Cemfjord published

The report into MAIB’s investigation of the capsize and sinking of the cement carrier Cemfjord in the Pentland Firth, Scotland with the loss of 8 lives on 2-3 January 2015 is now published. In his statement …
Apr 21, 2016 /  Accidents
MAIB finds multiple errors in Hoegh Osaka grounding (Video)

MAIB finds multiple errors in Hoegh Osaka grounding (Video)

Faulty equipment, inaccurate cargo weights and miscommunication contributed to vessel’s list and grounding A CHAIN of reporting and operational errors led to the list and grounding of Höegh Osaka on …
Mar 17, 2016 /  Vessels
MAIB Investigation Report: Collision Between Tanker and Containership Off Jebel Ali

MAIB Investigation Report: Collision Between Tanker and Containership Off Jebel Ali

A master’s reliance on scanty VHF information and another’s failure to keep a proper lookout contributed to a collision between a containership and an oil tanker off Jebel Ali earlier this year, …
Dec 10, 2015 /  Accidents
MAIB: ‘Lysblink Seaways’ Watch Officer was Drunk Before Grounding (Video)

MAIB: ‘Lysblink Seaways’ Watch Officer was Drunk Before Grounding (Video)

The sole watchkeeper of the UK-flagged Lysblink Seaways was drunk when the ship ran aground earlier this year in Scotland, the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch said in its investigation report released …
Nov 20, 2015 /  Curious
MAIB Determines Alcohol To Have Been A Factor In Two Fatalities Involving The Same Workboat

MAIB Determines Alcohol To Have Been A Factor In Two Fatalities Involving The Same Workboat

The United Kingdom Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has determined alcohol to be a factor in two separate fatalities that occurred less than five months apart and involved the same workboat. Back on August …
Aug 3, 2015 /  Accidents
UK MAIB Annual Report 2014 issued

UK MAIB Annual Report 2014 issued

The annual report of UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has been issued and it highlights the work of the branch for the last year. The report indicates that the accidents for 2014, including casualties and …
Jul 28, 2015 /  Accidents
Snapback Accidents Can Lead To Serious Injuries

Snapback Accidents Can Lead To Serious Injuries

The United Kingdom’s Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has come out with a safety bulletin after a mooring line failure that occurred on the Zarga LNG carrier led to the injury of a deck officer. Back in …
Jul 10, 2015 /  Accidents
Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board Publishes Report Regarding Kraslava-Atlantic Lady Collision

Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board Publishes Report Regarding Kraslava-Atlantic Lady Collision

The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has published its report regarding the collision between the Kraslava tanker and the Atlantic Lady cargo carrier citing a known blackspot in …
Jul 6, 2015 /  Accidents