Insufficient practise to deal quickly and effectively with emergencies lead to a near-miss situation. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
A tanker ship and a container vessel had a narrow escape when the latter was departing the port in darkness and early morning hours. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
Language barrier between the ships’ bridge crew and the pilot leads to a collision even in good visibility. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
The bosun of the ship lost his life during discharge of timber cargo due to poor stevedoring practices. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
While actual steering gear failures do happen and result in groundings, others have occurred due to an inopportune reaction to an assumed failure, as in the accident in this case. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
A small port tug girded and capsized while assisting a container ship, resulting in loss of life of two crew members. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
A crew member loses his life after falling from about 14 m while entering a tank. Know more about the incident inside the article.
Side/pilot doors should be kept closed when not in use. Open side doors that are soon to be used should be attended by ship’s crew trained in their duties.
The port side rudder of an LPG carrier makes contact with the bottom during the pivoting manoeuvre, causing the rudder stock to turn within the steering gear actuator by almost 25 degrees from its midship position.
An engineer of the watch lost his life while carrying out repair work after his clothes, soaked in fuel, caught fire in the engine room. Learn more about this unfortunate event inside the article.