Lack of lookout and a sleeping officer of the watch (OOW) leads a vessel to run aground few hours after it leaves the post. Find out inside the article as to what exactly lead to this accident.
Real Life Accident: Vessel Makes Contact and Runs Aground Under Pilotage Due to Restricted Visibility
Poor visibility and lack of proper watch keeping at the bridge lead to grounding of the vessel and contact with moored barges during pilotage. Read inside to find out the reason behind this accident.
Inaction of officer on watch (OOW), distraction by tasks other than navigation, and lack of lookout leads to collision of two vessel in good weather and visibility. Know more about the accident inside the article.
An engineer attempted to open the incinerator door while underway. His thumb was trapped and crushed between the door holder lever and the stopper plate. Read inside to know more about the accident.
During a routine launching drill of a rescue boat, the fall wire parted, causing the rescue boat to fall into the water with four crew members inside. One of the crew members died and two were hospitalised.
Ineffective BRM and lack of relevant communication between the pilots of the two vessels resulted in collision of vessels in a canal. Read more about the real life accident inside.
A crew member lost his life while working in a fuel oil tank at a time when the ship was undergoing repairs in dry dock. A number of contributing factors were found for this unfortunate accident. Read them inside.
A ship’s master dies of drowning after falling from the gangway. The master was returning from shore leave and was supposedly under the influence of alcohol.
During planned maintenance of the provision crane, the ship’s A/B fell off the ladder and landed heavily on the deck, leading to severe injury. Read the article to learn about the cause of the accident.