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Marine Accident Reports
1979 - 2012

Report on the investigation of the catastrophic failure of a capacitor in the aft harmonic filter room on board RMS Queen Mary 2 while approaching Barcelona on 23 September 2010. UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, Report No 28/2011. Published 22 December 2011.

Safety Bulletin: Catastrophic failure of a capacitor and explosion in an 11kV harmonic filter on board the passenger cruise vessel RMS Queen Mary 2, September 23, 2010, UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, December 2010

Report on Engineroom Fire On Board U.S. Small Passenger Vessel Queen of the West Columbia River, near Rufus, Oregon April 8, 2008, Marine Accident Report (NTSB/MAR-09/04), November 2009

Report on the investigation of the shift of an articulated road tanker on board the roll-on roll-off high-speed sea service cargo ferry, Stena Voyager, in Loch Ryan on 28 January 2009, October 2009.

Report on the investigation of the entrapment of an engine room fitter in a watertight door on board the ro-ro passenger ship Eurovoyager approaching Ramsgate, UK on 3 November 2008, UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, July 2009

Report on the investigation of heavy weather encountered by the cruise ship Pacific Sun 200 miles north north east of North Cape, New Zealand on 30 July 2008 resulting in injuries to 77 passengers and crew, UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, June 2009

Report of Investigation in the Matter of Sinking of Passenger Vessel EXPLORER 23 November 2007 in the Banfield Strait near South Shetland Islands, Bureau of Maritime Affairs, Republic of Liberia, Monrovia, 26 March 2009.

Report on the investigation of into the grounding of Pride of Canterbury, “The Downs” – off Deal, Kent 31 January 2008, UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, January 2009

Report on the investigation of a close quarter investigation between Costa Atlantica and Grand Neptune in the Dover Strait on 15 May 2008,
UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, November 2008

Completed Preliminary Examination Summary: Queen Elizabeth 2 and Pride of Kent Near Miss, UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, March 2008

Report on the Investigation of heavy weather damage to the passenger cruise ship Pacific Star on 10 July 2007. UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report No 5/2008, 29 February 2008.

Report on the Heeling Accident on M/V Crown Princess, Atlantic Ocean Off Port Canaveral, Florida, July 18, 2006, NTSB Report Number MAR-08-01, January 2008

Report on the Boiler Rupture on Bahamian Cruise Ship S.S. Norway, Port of Miami, May 25, 2003. NTSB Report Number MAB 07/03, November 2007

Near Grounding Passenger Vessel MV Statendam, Port Phillip Heads, 6 December 2006, Marine Safety Investigation Report No 2006/04,Office of the Chief Inspector, Transport and Marine Safety Investigations

Report on the investigation of the fatal accident to person on board Thomson Celebration Tender 15 at anchor - St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands 26 September 2006. 
UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report No 11/2007, June 2007

Report on the investigation of the engine room fire on board the passenger cruise vessel The Calypso 16 miles south of Beachy Head, 6 May 2006.  UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report No 8/2007, April 2007

Report of the investigation of the fire onboard Star Princess off Jamaica 23 March 2006.  UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report No 28/2006, October 2006

Marine Safety Bulletin 1/2006:  Fire On Board the Bermuda Registered Cruise Ship Star Princess on March 23 2006, MAIB Report 1/2006 (April 2006)

Marine Accident Report:  Heavy-Weather Damage to Bahamas-Fag Passenger Vessel Norwegian Dawn, Atlantic Ocean, 120 Miles East of Charleston, South Carolina, April 16, 2005, NTSB Report Number: MAB-05-03

Report of the investigation of the grounding of the passenger vessel Balmoral, Dagger Reef - Gower Peninsula, 18 October 2004.  UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report No 14/2005, July 2005.

Report of the investigation of the grounding of the passenger vessel Waverley, South of Sanda Island, West Coast of Scotland, 20 June 2004.  UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report No 1/2005, January 2005.

Independent investigation into the grounding of the Bahamas registered passenger ship Astor in Platypus Channel, Townsville, Queensland, 26 February 2004.  Australian Transport Safety Report No. 200

Marine Accident Brief: Engineroom Fire on the U.S. Passenger Vessel Columbia in Wrangell Narrows, Near Wrangell, Alaska, on May 28, 2003, NTSB Report Number: MAB-04-02, adopted on 4/19/2004

Grounding and sinking of U.S. Passenger Vessel Safari Spirit Kisameet Bay off Fisher Channel, about 20 miles southeast of the towns of Bella Bella and Shearwater, Denny Island, British Columbia, Canada on May 8, 2003, NTSB Report Number: MAB-04-01

TSB Report on Switchboard Fire Passenger Vessel Statendam Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, 04 August 2002, Transportation Safety Board of Canada Report Number M02W0135

Report of the Escape of Steam and Hot Water on Board QE2 in the mid Atlantic Resulting in one Fatality on 23 June 2002

Report of Investigation into Flooding of Aft Engine Room of Passenger Ship Queen Elizabeth 2, 21/22 May 2002 

Report of Investigation into the Circumstances Surrounding the Fire Aboard Royal Caribbean International Passenger vessel Nordic Empress in the Atlantic Ocean, June 15, 2001, US Coast Guard Report

Investigation into the grounding of the British flag passenger ship Regal Princess in the Cairns harbour channel on 16th March 2001.  Australian Transport Safety Report No. 166

Report on the Investigation of Wave Damage to the Passenger Cruise Ship Oriana in the North Atlantic Ocean on 28 September 2000, Marine Accident Investigation Branch Report 36/2002

Fire On Board the U.S. Passenger Ferry Columbia, Chatham Strait, near Juneau, Alaska, June 6, 2000, NTSB Report Number: MAR-01-02

Fire on Board the Netherlands-Registered Passenger Ship Nieuw Amsterdam at Glacier Bay, Alaska, May 23, 2000, NTSB Report Number: MBR-01-01

Grounding Passenger Vessel "NORWEGIAN SKY" Off Île Rouge, St. Lawrence River, Quebec, 24 September 1999, Transportation Safety Board of Canada Report Number M99L0098

Edinburgh Castle - death of one person on cruise ship while berthed in Southampton Docks on 3 May 1999.  (Marine Accident Investigation Branch (UK))

Arcadia - lifeboat winch failure on passenger cruise ship on 9 December 1998.  Published 22 October 1999.  (Marine Accident Investigation Branch (UK))

Report of Investigation into the Circumstances Surrounding the Grounding of the Monarch of the Seas on Proselyte Reef in Great Bay, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, December 15, 1998 , United States  Coast Guard Report

Edinburgh Castle - fire in main galley of vessel on 21 August 1998.  Published 26 November 1999.  (Marine Accident Investigation Branch (UK))

Fire on Board the Liberian Passenger Ship Ecstasy Miami, Florida  -  July 20, 1998, NTSB Report Number: MAR-01-01

Albatross - Bahamian registered passenger ship grounded on 16 May 1997 in Saint Mary’s Sound, Isles of Scilly. Report published 26 November 1998.  (Marine Accident Investigation Branch (UK) -- ISBN 1-85112-106-4)

Fire Aboard the Passenger Ship Vistafjord, near Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, April 6, 1997, NTSB Report Number: MAB-98-01

Grounding - Passenger vessel "HANSEATIC" Simpson Strait, Northwest Territories 29 August 1996, Transportation Safety Board of Canada Report Number M96H0016

Near-collision Between the Cruise Ship "STATENDAM" and the Tug/barge Unit "BELLEISLE SOUND"/"RADIUM 622" Discovery Passage, British Columbia 11 August 1996, Transportation Safety Board of Canada Report Number M96W0187

Fire on Board the Panamanian Passenger Ship UNIVERSE EXPLORER in the Lynn Canal Near Juneau, Alaska, July 27, 1996,  NTSB/MAR-98-02

Grounding of the Liberian Passenger Ship STAR PRINCESS on Poundstone Rock, Lynn Canal, Alaska June 23, 1995, NTSB/MAR-97-02

Grounding of the Panamanian Passenger Ship ROYAL MAJESTY on Rose and Crown Shoal near Nantucket, Massachusetts June 10, 1995 NTSB/MAR-97-01

Canberra - power failure on passenger vessel on 7 December 1994. Report published 19 December 1996.  (Marine Accident Investigation Branch (UK) -- ISBN 0-11-551888-6)

Collision of the Netherlands Antilles Passenger Ship Noordam and the Maltese Bulk Carrier Mount Ymitos in the Gulf of Mexico November 6, 1993. (NTSB Report Number: MAR-95-01)

Grounding of U.S. Passenger Vessel M/V Yorktown Clipper in Glacier Bay, Alaska August 18, 1993.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-94-02)

Grounding of the United Kingdom Passenger Vessel RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 Near Cuttyhunk Island Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts August 7, 1992.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-93-01)

Queen Elizabeth 2 - grounding of a passenger vessel on 7 August 1992. Report published 7 July 1993.  (Marine Accident Investigation Branch (UK) -- ISBN 0-11-551179-2)

Ramming of the U.S. Navy YFU-97 by the Panamanian Passenger Vessel Viking Princess Port of Palm Beach, Florida February 15, 1989.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-90-03)

Fire on Board the Bahamian Passenger Ship the Scandinavian Star in the Gulf of Mexico March 15,1988.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-89-04)

Fire and Explosions Onboard the Panamanian Passenger Ship Emerald Seas in the Atlantic Ocean Nr. Little Stirrup Cay, Bahamas July 30, 1986.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-87-04)

Collision Between U.S. Passenger Vessel MS Queen and U.S. Towboat Crimson Glory in the MS River, near Donaldsonville, LA, 12-12-85.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-86-09)

Fire Aboard the Bahamian Passenger Vessel M/V Scandinavian Sea Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 9, 1984.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-85-03)

Fire Aboard the Bahamian Passenger Ship M/V Scandinavian Sun, Port of Miami, Florida, August 20, 1984.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-85-08)

Fire Onboard the Italian Passenger Ship Angelina Lauro Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, March 30, 1979.  (NTSB Report Number: MAR-80-16)


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