A drill ship holding position offshore was due to carry out the annual servicing of its two auxiliary boilers. The boilers were used only for well test operations and had not been operated since the last annual service, except for maintenance operations.
A Merseyside shipbuilding and repair company has been fined after an employee was fatally injured when struck by a 31-foot steel post.
A small coastal cargo vessel had discharged in port and was shifting berth. The Master, controlling the vessel, was in visual and verbal contact with the officer on the bridge wing on the starboard side.
Yılmaz Demir (55 years old) and Oğuz Taşkın (30 years old) were on board the cruise ship CARNIVAL INSPIRATION when they were suddenly caught by flames. Yılmaz died on the spot, whilst Oğuz succumbed due to severe burns three days later at the nearby hospital.
Real Life Incident: 2nd Officer Dies After Getting Crushed Between Vessel’s Gantry Crane And Hatch Covers
A general cargo vessel finished loading a cargo of cement in the early morning hours and the deck crew were cleaning cement dust from the top of the cargo hatch coamings. The 2/O arrived on deck at about 0930 and commenced sweeping cement dust
At 13:30 on 14th January (2021), an incident occurred whilst work was being performed in a cargo tank onboard the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien operating on the Espoir field offshore the Ivory Coast.
At 0945 on 24 May 2019, the second officer of the UK registered general cargo vessel Karina C was fatally injured when he was trapped between a stack of cargo hold hatch covers and a gantry crane used to move hatch covers.
The incident occurred during Monday noon when the cargo operation was underway and the crew was assisting in closing the hatch cover of the ship.
A deck crewmember went to the bridge to make a telephone call. He saw a slipper lying on the grating by the lifebuoy, realizing he had not seen the OOW when he came to the bridge, he concluded something was wrong…