The Dutch Safety Board finished a safety investigation into the collision between the guard ship Maria and the fishing vessel Vertrouwen (TX68). The collision took place approximately 15 nautical miles southwest of Den Helder on 07 October 2013.
The motorvessel Maria was tasked to guard maintenance activities carried out on a subsea pipeline. Guard vessels are regularly deployed to safeguard offshore operations.



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Theme Shipping

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Type Shortened Investigation

Status Completed

Phase Publication