MAIB Mv Diversion report published

Carbon monoxide poisoning on board a motor cruiser at Museum Gardens quay, River Ouse, York, with the loss of 2 lives. Our investigation report into the double fatality due to CO poisoning from Diversion’s cabin heater on 4 December 2019, is now published. Statement from the Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents: The MAIB investigation into […]

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MAIB Safety bulletin published following multiple cruise ship anchor failures

Warning issued following several anchor losses associated with the use of the anchoring equipment beyond intended design parameters. We have identified a trend in the nature of anchoring equipment failures during the COVID-19 enforced operational pause, and have released a safety bulletin to the cruise industry to mitigate against further losses both in the short […]

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£20 million fund to propel green shipbuilding launched

Government invests £20 million to develop innovative zero emission vessels and clean port infrastructure. competition launched to develop innovations for a greener shipping future, including zero-emission vessels and clean port infrastructure maritime investment will drive economic growth and ensure the UK builds back greener from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic comes as studies announced to support the recreational […]

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Maritime UK welcomes Aberdeen Harbour Board as the first Diversity in Maritime sponsor

Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the maritime sector, is delighted to announce Aberdeen Harbour Board as the first industry sponsor of the Diversity in Maritime Programme. The Diversity in Maritime Programme was launched in May 2020 in response to the Department for Transport’s flagship Maritime 2050 strategy which stated “The maritime workforce of the future will be […]

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