A bulk carrier in ballast was making way at 7 knots in a traffic separation scheme (TSS). The pilot ladder was being prepared on the port (lee) side by the Chief Officer along with the bosun and three other crew.
A bulk carrier was berthing, using a combination of ship’s and shorelines. The lines from shore were brought on board with the help of a long messenger line, which was placed on the warping drum to heave in.
As the ladder was being lowered from its stowed position, the wire rope parted and the gangway fell and hung vertically along the ship’s side.
A general cargo ship loaded with grain was in a river waterway. Master initiated a reversing manoeuvre according to the pilot’s instruction, but the reverse order did not work. With reverse power still, at full, the ship came back into the channel relatively quickly.
A factory trawler was underway and being made ready for fishing. The crew had finished cleaning the factory and were preparing the silage tanks for cleaning.
After descending part of the way the fisherman shouted to his colleague on deck that there was a lot of silage.
Leaking vacuum relief valve located at the top of one of the loading arms leads to small oil spill. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
A 2020 shipyard fire aboard the Iron Maiden was able to start and spread without notice because no one was continually monitoring the vessel while fire detectors were shut off during repairs, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report issued Tuesday.
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.
Helmsman of a small tanker applied wrong helm inspite of receiving right directions from the master, eventually leading to grounding of vessel. Find out more about the incident inside the article.