Burns and injury caused by steam are known to be more severe than those caused by hot water.In this article, we have described a real life accident wherein one seafarer lost his life because of steam leakage and other was severely hurt.
This horrible accident took place on a container ship with elevator facility. The deceased person could have been easily saved if proper safety procedures would have been followed.
Read this article to find out about a true incident in which a seaman lost his life while working on one of the life boats without taking basic safety precautions.
Accidents on ships are mainly a result of unsafe practices that are followed by the ship’s crew. In this article we have describe a real life incident which explains how oily rags can lead to engine room fire.
Accidents at sea is a series wherein a number of real life accidents are described to make seafarers aware of various types of situations that can take place on board ships. Accidents at sea occur while working on ships mainly because of human negligence. One such human error has been described in this accident.
Cardiff University Researcher, Paul Allen, has made a film on the dangers of seafarers’ fatigue, along with a fine researched report. The film makes a strong point on the lethal potential of the fatigue faced by seafarers at sea. Check out the movie inside.
In the first place, we though this is one of those common ship accidents wherein the ship was repaired after undergoing a few dents and damages. But stay with the video and watch it till the end. You will be as much shocked as we were! Now, we don’t know the name of the ship…