Accident report on fishing boat
On April 23, 2016 the Danish fishing boat Christina Maiken capsized and sank in the Swedish part of the Kattegat while the ship was on its way to a fishing spot by the Oslo Fjord mouth. The two crew members were rescued by the fishing vessel Bjarke, which was in the vicinity.
The incident occurred in the area 30 miles north of Skagen. The fishing vessel sank around 200 meter water depth. In the investigation of the incident The Maritime Accident Investigation Board had its main focus on clarifying the circumstances that led to the sinking, the stability of the vessel and the use of rescue equipment.
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