An engine room crew member was preparing to do some torch cutting. He opened the stop valve on the oxygen pipeline that precedes the pressure reducing valve on the gas bottle. As he opened the stop valve an explosion occurred.
Lack of necessary experience and knowledge to handle mooring ropes safely fatally injures one of the shipyard personnel. Read more about the accident inside the article.
Miscommunication leads to a collision between a ro-ro ferry and a loaded tanker. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
Due to flawed departure plan the vessel surged forward and came into contact with the vessel moored ahead. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
Incorrect information by the loading computer leads to tilting of the vessel. Know more about the incident inside the article.
Ship bosun loses his balance and falls into the sea after the wire to which the fall arrestor was attached fails. Find out more about the unfortunate event inside the article.
Maintenance was being undertaken on a ship lifeboat while the vessel was in port when one of the four nitrogen cylinders lost some pressure. Without warning, one of the cylinders ruptured, sending shrapnel and debris flying. The event fatally wounded one of the nearby crew members.
The port side rudder of an LPG carrier makes contact with the bottom during the pivoting manoeuvre, causing the rudder stock to turn within the steering gear actuator by almost 25 degrees from its midship position.
One of the four nitrogen cylinders of the ‘stored energy system’ for the emergency launching of the lifeboat had lost some pressure. The crew began to re-pressurize the system, again as per procedure. Without warning, one of the cylinders ruptured, sending shrapnel and debris flying. The event fatally wounded one of the nearby crew members.
Unsafe practices lead to grounding of a car carrier with 1,633 cars and various heavy equipment loaded. All 24 crew successfully evacuated from the ship.