A crew member loses his life after falling overboard between the ship and the dock while working on the deck. Read inside the article to find more about the incident.
A small products tanker strikes a bridge and gets damaged after its mooring lines break because of three to five knot tidal currents in the river waterway.
A vessel ran aground in shallow waters while berthing. A tug had to be promptly called and with the rising tide the vessel was quickly re-floated and properly berthed.
Unsafe cargo and unsafe anchorage leads to sinking of a bulk carrier. More than 600 tonnes of oil leaked into the sea and took more than three months to clean up. Learn more about the accident inside.
Ship’s second engineer gets himself injured when the free-fall lifeboat was unexpectedly launched into the sea while carrying out maintenance. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
Leaky paints and thinner cans lead to fire on board oil tanker in dry dock. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
The ship’s junior wiper sustained very deep burns to his left palm while loading garbage in the incinerator. Unfortunately, after assessment by doctors, his four fingers were amputated.
An officer was undertaking his inspections of the various life saving appliances on a relatively new (two years) small coastal vessel. His inspection revealed that the starboard man overboard life-ring launcher, located aft and below the bridge due to design considerations, was inadequate from a design standpoint.
Poor judgment and less than adequate communications, as well as an almost total lack of situational awareness on the part of the OOW leads to collision.
As the crane commenced lowering the double block towards the vessel’s deck, the single whip line ball and hook assembly detached from the crane and landed on top of the safe haven of the vessel. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
An experienced ordinary seaman (OS) lost his life when he went down the accommodation ladder in order to set the railings and the lower platform. Read more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
The PSC report aims to highlight trends and information regarding the number of inspections that are being conducted each quarter, the number of deficiencies that are being issued in each inspection as well as to identify the various ports where more than 3 detentions have been recorded during each quarter.
A ship’s bosun dies while using a provision basket for cleaning engine room vent on board a ship. Learn more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
Deviating from the original course in order to save time leads the vessel to bottom contact. The vessel had to enter dry dock for repairs; there was paint damage and some scratches up to frame 88.
Unsafe cargo handling procedures associated with manual draining of hydrates from the drain line on the outlet of re-liquefaction condensers leads to fire on an LPG ship.
Poor and incomplete exchange between master and pilot lets to vessel’s starboard bow making contact with the quay. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
A support vessel was carrying out operations. Due to the heading in relation to the prevailing seas and swell the ship was reported to be ‘slamming’.
The chief engineer (CE) and an assisting crew member were to remove some stainless steel bolts. In the process, the moving bolt crushed the CE’s finger against the recessed sleeve in which the nut and bolt were housed.
Boiler explosions and defects, although not common, do happen from time to time and have the potential for very serious consequences.
The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board has prepared a marine accident report about the accident involving fire on board the Danish flagged ro-ro cargo ship PARIDA while underway from Scrabster, United Kingdom, to Antwerp, Belgium, loaded with nuclear waste material.
Five workers died in a tank while repairing a ‘largo’ pontoon as no enclosed space entry precautions were taken.
While discharging units of wood pulp into the cargo hold of a small inland river barge using the ship’s crane and a spreader, the cargo runner wire failed 10 metres from the block. Read more inside the article.
A crew member suffers severe laceration injuries to his left hand when carrying out mooring operation. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
Ship’s Officer Of the Watch (OOW) not having continuous and accurate positional awareness leads to grounding of the vessel. Read inside the article to know more.