What is the MAIB, and what are its functions?

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch, an agency of the Department for Transport (DfT) headed by the Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents. It investigates accidents involving UK ships (anywhere) and other ships in UK waters, with the aim of determining what caused the accident in order to prevent it from happening again. The Chief Inspector publishes reports on accidents with recommendations and lessons to be learned.

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