Casualty Investigation Workshop

22 Apr 2024 07:00PM - 10:00PM Hybrid Branch UK/Central Scotland

On the night of 25 July 2023, a fire broke out in the loading area of the ship in the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. One of the 23-man crew died; the rest were rescued. A salvage operation to prevent sinking and an oil spill lasted until 3 August 2023, when the ship was salvaged and towed to Eemshaven. The ship was towed again and arrived in Rotterdam on 23 September 2023 for an attemp to repair it.

Adrian Scales CMMar FNI (Director of Europe, Brookes Bell) will give a presentation on the case of a vessel that was carrying a cargo of vehicles including EVs.  The presentation will be followed by a workshop discussion enabling a question-and-answer session.

On the night of 25 July 2023, a fire broke out in the loading area of the ship in the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. One of the 23-man crew died; the rest were rescued. A salvage operation to prevent sinking and an oil spill lasted until 3 August 2023, when the ship was salvaged and towed to Eemshaven. The ship was towed again and arrived in Rotterdam on 23 September 2023 for an attempt to repair it.

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