UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Annual Report 2017


( The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published its Annual Report for 2017 highlighting the work of the branch during the past year.

In 2017, 1 232 accidents (casualties and incidents1) to UK vessels or in UK coastal waters were reported to the MAIB. These involved 1 352 vessels. 42 of these accidents involved only non-commercial vessels, 499 were occupational
accidents that did not involve any actual or potential casualty to a vessel.

There were 708 accidents involving 779 commercial vessels that involved actual or potential casualties to vessels.

Apart from the report for 2017 from the Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents this document includes:

  • an overview of accidents reported
  • a summary of investigations started
  • details of investigation reports published
  • responses to recommendations issued
  • marine accident statistics

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Source: UK MAIB 

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