The crude oil tanker Amoco Cadiz was single-handedly responsible for one of the hugest maritime casualties in the late 1970s as it tipped over two hundred thousand tons of rock (crude) oil near the Brittanie coast line, near to the waters of the English Channel.
Over half-a-decade ago, Toxic waste dumped by the tanker ship Probo Koala in and around the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast led a huge wave of toxicity throughout the city. Find out more about the toxic ship inside the article.
Operated by the German shipping enterprise MSB Niederelbe for the Conti Reederei conglomerate, MSC Flaminia is a container vessel which caught fire in the month of July and had to be abandoned.
Read this article to find out about a true incident in which a seaman lost his life while working on one of the life boats without taking basic safety precautions.
Accidents at sea is a series wherein a number of real life accidents are described to make seafarers aware of various types of situations that can take place on board ships. Accidents at sea occur while working on ships mainly because of human negligence. One such human error has been described in this accident.