Maersk Product Tankers has entered a sale and leaseback agreement for four MR vessels built in 2015 and 2016 with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
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As the davit arm slewed further outboard, the tension on the brake release line increased sufficiently to release the brake. The rescue boat dropped, its hull hitting the raised edge of the outboard deck. It then tilted outboard to such a degree that the two men in the boat fell overboard.
As much as it is necessary to carry out stringent checking at ports of the vessel to maintain proper sanitization to minimize the spread of the virus, it is important that the seaman in all scenario is fairly treated based on the various guidelines given by the IMO.
Take a look at the design, functioning, and maintenance of propeller hubs. Also, study how the hub controls a specific type of propeller design- the Variable Pitch Propeller (VPP).
A car carrier had been loaded, not with cars but with bundles of timber. The vessel sailed without a finalized and accurately calculated GM. Check out the real reasons behind this incident.
A chemical tanker planned to take on stores while underway via a small re-supply boat. Find out how a ship-to-ship transfer turned into an unfortunate event.