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.
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.
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 small products tanker strikes a bridge and gets damaged after its mooring lines break because of three to five knot tidal currents in the river waterway.
Poor judgment and less than adequate communications, as well as an almost total lack of situational awareness on the part of the OOW leads to collision.
Inability to keep a proper visual lookout and ineffective use of electronic aids by the ship’s OOW lead to collision of two vessels. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
A small container vessel collided with a large container vessel when the main propulsion on the former automatically shut down. Know how a small defect can lead to a large collision at sea.
Unprofessional attitude of the OOW and lack of proper communication leads to near miss situation at the sea. Read inside the article to know more.
The captain of a wind farm service vessel was navigating in bad weather with the radar in standby mode. As he attempted to navigate, the vessel struck a turbine tower at approximately 12 knots, resulting in minor injuries to some of the crew and considerable damage to the vessel.
Investigation Report on accident of chemical tanker Key Bora making heavy contact with the western approach jetty at Alexandra Dock, Hull.
In spite of speed limit, a vessel arrived towards a bridge at high speed, resulting in collision with the fendering. Read more about incident inside the article.
Failure in following COLREG rules at the sea, two vessels met with a classic collision, which lead to flooding and sinking of one of the vessels. Read more about the accident inside the article.
Struggling with fatigue, officer of the watch of a small container ship fell asleep in front of one of the radars. He woke up abruptly as he was thrown out of the chair by the impact of the ship collision with the seawall.
A general cargo vessel collides with a sailboat when the officer of the watch ignores a series of warnings from the lookout and continues listening to music during the watch. Read the article to find out what exactly lead to this ship accident.
A tug pushing a loaded barge and a cargo vessel had a narrow escape from collision due to confusion and inadequate communication between both the captains. Read more inside to know more about the accident.
Inaction of officer on watch (OOW), distraction by tasks other than navigation, and lack of lookout leads to collision of two vessel in good weather and visibility. Know more about the accident inside the article.
Ineffective BRM and lack of relevant communication between the pilots of the two vessels resulted in collision of vessels in a canal. Read more about the real life accident inside.
The August of 2010 saw the collision of two cargo ships MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia off the Mumbai coast. The collision resulted into spilling of containers and oil along the full coastline. MSC Chitra, which was carrying 1219 containers, 2662 tons of fuel, 283 tons of diesel, and 88040 litres of lubricating oil, capsized and sank into the sea, creating maximum damage to the area.