One serious and three minor injuries were reported in connection with the accident that caused a reported $40.5M in damage. No pollution was reported.
Crew trips on a manhole cover. Falling forward, he impacted the davit structure with his face, injuring his lower lip and teeth.
A Suezmax came alongside a docked VLCC to carry out an STS operation. An accident was likely to happen because of the doubtful condition of supporting ropes for the fenders.
NTSB issued Marine Accident Brief 20/37 Tuesday for its investigation of the Sept. 23, 2019, accident involving the tugboat G.M. McAllister and the NGL Energy Partners wharf on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, near Chesapeake, Virginia.
A cargo vessel arrived in port to load wind turbine tower sections. The deck crew held a safety briefing prior to loading. By this time, it was dark and the vessel’s deck working lights were on, illuminating the area where the crew were working.
Assumption of actions leads to a collision of three vessels. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
NTSB issued Marine Accident Brief for its investigation of Sept. 8, 2019, overturning of the lifeboat Kristin Faye in the Gulf of Mexico.
The failure of a weld ultimately led to a barge breaking loose from its mooring and heavily damaging a pier, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its Marine Accident Brief 20-35 issued Thursday.
A couple of visitors had boarded a vessel and, in the early morning hours, they were now on their way off the vessel. One of the persons fell into the water in the gap between the vessel’s side and the quay.