Pollution
Case Studies

Gas Vapours From Discharge Operation Cause Illness

A vessel was engaged in the discharge of gasoline to multiple small barges alongside; an operation that lasted seven days. Three days after the end of the cargo discharge operations, a member of the deck crew began to experience symptoms that appeared to be due to gasoline vapour exposure.

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Case Studies

The Ievoli Sun Chemical Tanker Incident

The capsizing of a chemical tanker ship – Ievoli Sun – led to huge causes of concern on account of huge potentiality of maritime ecosystem pollution. Find out more about the chemical tanker Ievoli Sun incident inside the article.

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Amoco Cadiz Oil Spill Incident
Case Studies

The Gruesome Amoco Cadiz Oil Spill Incident

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.

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Case Studies

Accidents at Sea: Steam Leak Causes Death

Burns and injury caused by steam are known to be more severe than those caused by hot water.In this article, we have described a real life accident wherein one seafarer lost his life because of steam leakage and other was severely hurt.

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