Reports or Summaries of more important accident investigation carried out by Marine Accident Investigation BranchRSS

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Please Note:

The fundamental purpose of Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) investigations is to determine the circumstances and the causes of the accident with the aim of improving the safety of life at sea and the avoidance of accidents in future. Findings of the investigation published on this site are not intended to apportion blame or liability.


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MAIB maintains a record of all accident data and produces annual accident statistics for the Marine Department.

Marine Accident Statistics

Yearly Statistics of the Marine Accidents within and outside Hong Kong Waters by Accident Type



Statistics2012 (PDF) 2013 (PDF) 2014 (PDF) 2015 (PDF) 2016 (PDF)
2017 (PDF) 2018 (PDF) 2019 (PDF) 2020 (PDF)  



Table2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
2017 (PDF) 2018 (PDF) 2019 (PDF) 2020 (PDF)