A vessel was proceeding to anchor and some deck crew were forward at the windlass. One of the deck crew was removing the gear lever pin while another crew operated the hydraulic lever.
Fatigue and weak bridge practice lead to a collision with the port side of a berthed tank barge. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
Vessel operator makes an assumption about the intentions of another vessel operator which leads to collision of two vessels. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
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.
While carrying out venting operation, an explosion occurred on board a tanker in the bow thruster compartment that was just below the forecastle. Find out reasons behind the accident inside the article.
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.
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.
Heat sickness can frequently occur onboard ships due to the extreme temperature and high humidity conditions in which seafarers often work. Learn about the hazards of working in extreme heat.