A north-east trawler skipper who died on board his vessel is believed to have suffered a heart attack before falling down stairs.
Marine Accident Investigation Branch
A small fishing village will today mark the first anniversary of the fatal sinking of a prawn trawler in which two men lost their lives.
Low oxygen levels and toxic refrigeration gas contributed to the death of a north-east fisherman and could have claimed the lives of his crewmates, a new report has revealed.
The owners of a north-east fishing vessel have been advised to improve safety for crew members after a tragic accident which "nearly resulted in multiple fatalities."
Investigations continue as tributes paid to ‘shipmate and friend’ killed in Fraserburgh Harbour incident
A man who died on a north-east fishing boat is believed to have been cleaning it when he fell ill.
A major probe is under way after a man died and four others were taken to hospital following an incident onboard a north-east fishing vessel.
An investigation has been launched into the tragic death of a fisherman whose body was found in the sea at Shieldaig.
A Thurso fisherman died at sea just north of Cape Wrath.
The Scottish Government will do “everything possible” to support the families of two tragic fishermen missing in Loch Fyne and help recover their bodies.
An investigation has been launched after a fishing boat and yacht collided near the mouth of a north-east harbour.
The owner of a fishing boat destroyed by a fire has accused safety chiefs of criticising his crew for saving their own lives by escaping from the vessel.
A skipper has been criticised for failing to act after he spotted a 3,000 tonne cargo ship bearing down on him - as he relieved himself off the side of his tanker.
An accident which caused the death of a fisherman who was "catapulted" overboard while working on a trawler off the coast of Aberdeen was "entirely foreseeable".
A fishing boat sank within 7ft of a major gas pipeline off Shetland after its crew failed to hear a flood alarm, despite it going off for up to an hour.
The owners of a cement carrier that sank in mysterious circumstances a year ago today have said their thoughts remain with the families of the eight men killed.
A fisherman who died after plunging into the Atlantic spent nearly an hour in the icy waters - because his crew mates had not been trained how to pluck him to safety.
A north-east trawler that was inspected after a crewman fell overboard and drowned had more than 20 faults with it.
A joint investigation is underway after a crewman from a north-east trawler fell overboard, sparking a massive rescue operation.
An underwater survey of the Cemfjord, which sank in the Pentland Firth nearly two months ago, saw no sign of the missing crew's bodies.
This gloomy picture shows the sunken Cemfjord lying on its side on the bottom of the Pentland Firth.
The families of seamen lost when their cargo ship sank suddenly off the Caithness coast could soon make a poignant trip to the scene of the tragedy.
This eerie picture is the first image of the sunken Cemfjord on the bottom of the North Sea.
An underwater survey of the bulk carrier Cemfjord, which sank in the Pentland Firth with the loss of eight lives, will start tomorrow.
The owners of the cement carrier which sank in the Pentland Firth with the loss of eight lives have said that no decisions have been taken on whether the vessel will be salvaged.
A fisherman died after being dragged overboard when his leg got caught in a line, an accident investigation report has revealed.
Plans for further surveys of the Cemfjord have been put on hold because of the poor weather forecast for the north.
The skipper and engineer of a stricken fishing boat "scrambled" to safety just before it sank in a north harbour, according to a report published today.
An accident investigation into the death of a Fraserburgh trawlerman has found safety equipment at the pier where he died was insufficient.
The skippers of two boats that collided off Argyll were not keeping an effective lookout, an investigation has revealed.
UK fishing industry fatalities have fallen for a third consecutive year, new figures show.