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.
A crew member while removing outermost long lashing rod in preparation for discharge once berthed went overboard after losing balance. He was never found and was presumed drowned.
There are no excuses for inadequate LOTO practices. This should be the first thing you do before any job that involves machinery with stored or potential energy release.
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.
Sea water started to enter in an uncontrolled manner and overflow into the engine room after the engine staff failed to secure the cover on the sea water strainer housing. Engine room was flooded in 10 minutes and the Master ordered that the vessel be blacked out and the engine room evacuated.
An unfortunate collision between two vessels leads to a massive explosion as a result of cargo tank ruptured and ignition of naphtha. Nine crew members were killed and several others injured. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
A ship engineer was injured in his face and arm while carrying out maintenance of ship’s elevator. Find out what lead to the accident inside the article.
While trying to implement an improvised work method, the ship’s crew member severely hurt his three fingers. Learn more about the unfortunate incident inside the article.
During the cutting of a steel bar using a portable grinder, the cutting disc suddenly brakes into pieces. Part of the cutting disc hits a nearby crew member, resulting in 5cm long and 2cm deep wound. Learn more about the incident inside the article.