A small coastal cargo vessel had discharged in port and was shifting berth. The Master, controlling the vessel, was in visual and verbal contact with the officer on the bridge wing on the starboard side.
Real Life Incident: Miscommunication Leads to Tug Striking Shore Facility, Causes $1.47 Million Damage
Bulk carrier squeezes tug onto the shore facility, striking a concrete pile for a mooring dolphin and then a walkway. Although damage to the tug was minimal, the shore facility suffered about $1.47 million damage.
One crew member suffered a serious head wound and the bosun was incapacitated after getting hit by a large wave on deck. Find out what happened inside the article.
A fire took place because of a major engine component failure, which led to the ejection of heavy engine parts from the crankcase and release of hot oil vapours into the engine room. Learn more about the incident.
On 28 September 2019, a cargo tank containing styrene monomer on board the Cayman Islands-registered chemical tanker Stolt Groenland ruptured due to runaway polymerisation.
Communication gap leads to contact on the vessel’s port quarter, leading to minor hull damage. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
A tanker and a bulk carrier makes a contact in a high traffic area. Find out more details about the incident in the article inside.
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 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.