The Pride of Bilbao is being investigated over disappearance of yacht Ouzo 29/8/06

P&O Ferries have confirmed that the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) are carrying out investigations over the disappearance of the 27ft yacht Ouzo on the Solent last week.

In an effort to piece together the cause of the accident which left three yachtsmen dead ‘black box’ voyage data recorder information was requested from all France/Solent crossings. Following initial examination P&O’s ferry the Pride of Bilbao is now under further investigation.

The MAIB also confirmed that they conducting a preliminary investigation but refused to confirm the Pride of Bilao’s involvement.