On 25 July 2019, a fisherman fell overboard while tending to the fishing gear. The fishing vessel, which was one-mand operated, was found drifting in the North Sea approx. 25 nm northeast of Hirtshals..
This is a summary report on an incident investigated by the Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB). The summary is a brief account of those findings, which have been deemed relevant in r..
On 9 May 2019, a first mate was trapped by a cardan shaft aboard the construction ship KARIN HØJ, while she was in the process of replacing a hydraulic hose on the ship’s propulsion system. The first..
On 19 February 2019 the Cyprus flagged general cargo ship RABA collided with the Danish flagged windmill service ship WORLD BORA north of the port of Sassnitz, Germany. None of the ships suffered seri..
The intention of this report is to shed light on safety issues related to small craft passenger transport and is aimed at the Danish and Greenland authorities, and cruise ship operators who depend on..
In this report, DMAIB will take a closer look at the preconditions for carrying out risk assessments for shipboard operations, e.g. the situations in which they are carried out and the methods used. I..
On 23 April 2018, the small German owned motorboat RIGI foundered in Faxe Bay, Denmark, approx. 1 nm from shore. On board was a team of three fish biologists, who were a conducting marine biotic surve..
This summary report concerns an accidental release of the rescue boat on BERGENSFJORD, which took place on 6 December 2017 in Risavika, Norway. The investigation aimed to explain why the rescue boat w..
This is a summary of an investigation of an incident made by the Danish Marine Accident Investigation Board. The purpose of the summary is to communicate knowledge acquired by the Danish Marine Accide..
On 10 February 2017, the Portuguese-flagged container ship VICTORIA went aground at the entrance to the deepwater channel Lillegrund, Denmark. Though the bridge crew were aware of the shallow waters a..