Marine MO-2018-201

Sinking of freight vessel Butiraoi, Kiribati, 18 January 2018
Status: Closed
Occurrence Date: 
18 January 2018
Report Publication Date: 
9 January 2019
Jurisdiction: Overseas
The Kiribati Government requested New Zealand to provide a team to conduct an independent investigation into the sinking of the MV Butiraoi. The investigation team was seconded from the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) to the Kiribati Government. The investigation was completed and a report provided to the Kiribati Government.
Location: 
Kiribati (1.4666,173.0333) [may be approximate]