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Fire on the tug ZEUS

Date of occurrence: 2015-09-23

Investigation led by: Poland

The 23 September 2015 a fire broke out on the Polish tug ZEUS in the port of Sölvesborg, Sweden. The tug had a crew consisting of seven persons, whereof four were killed in the fire. The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority (Statens haverikommission – SHK) has decided to investigate the accident and has agreed with the corresponding Polish authority, State Commission on Maritime Accident Investigation, that the Polish authority will lead the investigation.

Chairperson in Sweden
Helene Arango Magnusson
Investigator in charge in Sweden
Jörgen Zachau

Latest investigation updates

2017-02-17 Final report
Final Report 46/15 Zeus (From State Marine Accident Investigation Commission- Poland)

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published
Recommendation handling underway
Recommendation handling closed