A Near Miss investigation process on ships in carried out in situations when a ship has fortunately escaped an accident which could have otherwise lead to disastrous conditions. Find out more about near miss investigation process on ships inside the article.
Death on board ships as a result of any kind of adversity is an extreme form of emergency situation. Find out more about the guidelines to be followed in case of death on ship.
In case of unfortunate accidents at sea wherein the crew has to abandon the ship, the master should perform certain duties as mentioned in the article.
Sea water started to enter in an uncontrolled manner and overflow into the engine room after the engine staff failed to secure the cover on the sea water strainer housing. Engine room was flooded in 10 minutes and the Master ordered that the vessel be blacked out and the engine room evacuated.
The last thing any mariner would want to get involved in is an accident on ship, keeping in mind lack of proper medical facilities present onboard. But still accidents are prone to happen as ship is a complicated floating structure with several machineries, moving equipments, and compact spaces. If an accident occurs on a ship,…
During the cutting of a steel bar using a portable grinder, the cutting disc suddenly brakes into pieces. Part of the cutting disc hits a nearby crew member, resulting in 5cm long and 2cm deep wound. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
Though getting hurt and facing minor injuries are common on board ships, seafarers must be aware of some of the most common injuries that can pose serious threat to their personal safety. Learn about ten such injuries inside the article.
When cargo handling had been ongoing on a general cargo vessel, the topping cable released from the winch drum and the crane arm fell into the cargo hold, landing about half a metre from the stevedores. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
A ro-ro passenger ferry departed berth and made a securité broadcast on VHF radio. Once underway and in the midst of a turn at about 15 knots, an inbound fishing vessel was observed. The bridge team on the ferry deemed the fishing vessel to be on the wrong side of the fairway. Find out what happened next inside the article.