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.
Learn about the common reasons for enclosed lifeboat release mechanism accidents on board ships and ways to prevent them.
Earth fault starts fire on ship, igniting chair and other objects. Read more about the incident inside the article.
An engine cadet was asked to complete the job of topping up the cooling system on one of the four main engines. As the cadet removed the cap from the upper-temperature header tank, water at 90˚C and 7 psi were released spraying across both of his forearms.
While leaving the anchorage, a tanker was driven into the bow of the general cargo vessel – which was still anchored but dragging – causing major damage to both vessels.
A Collision takes place between an oil bunker barge and a general cargo ship, leading to seawater rushing into barge’s bridge, accommodation areas and engine room through the vessel’s open weathertight doors.
During pilotage in a restricted waterway, a trawler came close enough to the tanker to cause a minor contact. Find out how a collision was averted inside the article.
A grain inspector on board a cargo vessel entered a hold with the open booby hatch for taking the temperature of the cargo. He was later found unconscious and was eventually declared dead. Read more about the accident inside the article.
A loaded bulk carrier collides with another vessel in restricted visibility, leading to the sinking of one vessel sank while water ingress into forepeak tank of another. Read inside to know more about the incident.
An engineer of the watch lost his life while carrying out repair work after his clothes, soaked in fuel, caught fire in the engine room. Learn more about this unfortunate event inside the article.