A ship bosun on a bulk carrier went missing after falling in water while fishing during leisure time. Read inside to find out more about the unfortunate incident.
A ship underway coastal area touched the seabed and the bottom of the hull breached in several places along the starboard side damaging several fuel oil tanks. Some local coastlines were polluted as a result. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
During pilotage, a vessel grounded to the channel side and the damage to the vessel was estimated at approximately $4 million. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
While carrying out venting operation, an explosion occurred on board a tanker in the bow thruster compartment that was just below the forecastle. Find out reasons behind the accident inside the article.
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.
Leaky paints and thinner cans lead to fire on board oil tanker in dry dock. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
BOKA Vanguard is the largest semi-submersible ship in the world, capable of carrying cargoes of up to 110,000t.
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.
The ship’s junior wiper sustained very deep burns to his left palm while loading garbage in the incinerator. Unfortunately, after assessment by doctors, his four fingers were amputated.