The ship’s 4th engineer while inspecting the incinerator got his arm trapped. After evacuating, surgery was performed but to no avail and amputation of the forearm was unavoidable.
A ro-ro ferry was inbound in a restricted waterway on a heading of 220° at full sea speed (18 knots OTG). The vessel was approximately one cable to starboard of the 220° transit line when the Master ordered an alteration to port to 215° in order to bring the vessel onto the 220º transit line (see figure).
A bulk carrier sank and 16 crew members were lost because of possible liquefaction from loading ‘raw, unwashed’ bauxite with high moisture content. Learn more about the unfortunate incident inside the article.
Three crew members received scalds while repairing minor water and vapour leaks near the turbo pumps of the feed water circuit. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
Two tanks of a loaded vessel were ruptured on the port side and the vessel took a list when the master was unable to manoeuvre the loaded vessel quickly enough to avoid a collision with the beacon. Read more inside the article.
Two vessels about to meet at the end of a buoyed channel, collided because of reduced visibility as a result of fog and inadequate situational awareness of the bridge teams. Read more about the accident inside the article.
While lashing the cargo grab, a large wave washed on deck and the grab was pushed aft and to starboard, crushing one crew member between the grab and ship structure. Read more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
Dense fog leads to collision between a small taxi boat and a ferry when the former was trying to cross a navigation channel. Read more about accident inside the article.
A ship’s starboard anchor slips and punctures the hull, flooding the bow thruster and emergency fire pump compartments. Read more about the accident inside the article.
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made on grounding of general cargo vessel, Lysblink Seaways.