Accident with a RIB speed boat outside Nacka

Civil Maritime Transport
Date of occurrence: 2016-08-25

A RIB speed boat with paying passengers left Nacka and increased speed when it exited the area with speed restrictions. The boat was maneuvered to jump the waves generated from a passing passenger ship. The landing came to be harder than intended. One passenger suffered injuries in the back and was taken to hospital.

The accident occurred 25 August 2016 and was reported to SHK 13 March 2017.

SHK investigates the occurrence.

Jonas Bäckstrand
Investigator in charge
Rikard Sahl

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Stakeholder meeting held
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published