According to reports, at least five people have died and several unconscious from an unknown poisonous gas leak in Karachi Port.
Accidents At Sea
The Bridge Operator was lucky he wasn’t inside the operator’s shack, as the 238-foot yacht ripped the shack clean off the bridge.
Incorrect information by the loading computer leads to tilting of the vessel. Know more about the incident inside the article.
Ship bosun loses his balance and falls into the sea after the wire to which the fall arrestor was attached fails. Find out more about the unfortunate event inside the article.
Ship’s second engineer gets himself injured when the free-fall lifeboat was unexpectedly launched into the sea while carrying out maintenance. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
An oiler got injured in the ship’s engine room after stepping into an open floor plate while carrying out overhauling work. Find out how this accident happened inside the article.
Two deaths and thirteen severe injuries. This is the toll of victims following yet another accident at the shipbreaking beach of Chattogram, Bangladesh. The accident occurred in the afternoon of Saturday 31 August at Ziri Subedar shipbreaking yard.
On board a vessel, the winch wire rope parted while raising the rescue boat with three crew members inside. The boat hit the water in free-fall, about 13 metres below. One crew was later pronounced dead and the other two were diagnosed with serious injuries. Know more about the incident inside the article.
Incinerator is an important machinery on board ships which needs proper inspection and maintenance at regular intervals of time. Learn about eight common problems that are found in ship’s incinerator.