The National Transportation Safety Board found Tuesday that an improperly loaded barge resulted in the loss of 21 cargo containers into the ocean off the coast of Hawaii last year.
NTSB found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas and Louisiana.
In darkness, a pilot boarded a passenger ship to assume the con through a restricted waterway. The pilot discussed the speed and ROT required with the OOW. The OOW became aware that the vessel was close to the shore.
Real Life Incident: 2nd Officer Dies After Getting Crushed Between Vessel’s Gantry Crane And Hatch Covers
A general cargo vessel finished loading a cargo of cement in the early morning hours and the deck crew were cleaning cement dust from the top of the cargo hatch coamings. The 2/O arrived on deck at about 0930 and commenced sweeping cement dust
A small multi-functional cargo vessel was at anchor and crew were preparing the holds for the next cargo. One of the men told his colleagues he would look for additional stacking cones. Suddenly, two other crew members nearby heard loud screaming coming from hold 1.
A very large, recently constructed container ship was loaded and underway in darkness when a smoke alarm sounded in number 3 cargo hold. The uncontrollable spread of the fire leads to the abandoning of the vessel by the crew.
At approximately 1515, the bosun of a vessel awoke to the smell of smoke. On leaving his cabin, he saw flames through the window of the closed sauna door and smoke venting from the top of the door. Find out what happened inside the article.
A vessel underway started its incinerator to incinerate oily rags and sludge. About five hours later, after the job was completed, the incinerator was stopped. By 1900 hrs, five hours after the incinerator had been turned off.
An engine room crew member was in the vessel’s workshop when he spotted an unsafe condition. He attempted to rearrange the misplaced pipe, but as he was doing so, another pipe stowed above slipped.