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Case Studies

Hydraulic Oil Leak Starts Fire in Engine Room

On a tanker, the fire alarm in the engine room suddenly sounded. At the same time, the engine room crew saw small flames and smoke rising from the after exhaust manifold and cylinder heads of the running main engine. Read inside for the cause and solution.

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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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