According to AMSA, in many cases, the secondary means of support are inadequate for their intended purpose and in fact introduce unacceptable hazards and risks.
During overtaking manoeuvre, the tug Master was unable to control his vessel and the barge, leading to contact with the stern of the tanker. Find out what lead to this condition inside the article.
Insufficient practise to deal quickly and effectively with emergencies lead to a near-miss situation. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
Mooring line accident on board a car carrier leads to back injury and emergency medical evacuation of a crew member. Find out more about the unfortunate 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.
A crew member apparently missing from a ship was never found even after search and rescue efforts. 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.