Human remains of three of the four missing crew members after the fire aboard Maersk Honam have been found on board the vessel. At this point in time, the crew members remain unidentified.
Fatal Accidents onboard ships
An OS of a ship lost his life while entering a tank to recover a maintenance hatch cover, which has become dislodged from the deck in the lower tank dome. Find out more about the unfortunate incident inside the article.
A bulk carrier sank and 16 crew members were lost because of possible liquefaction from loading ‘raw, unwashed’ bauxite with high moisture content. Learn more about the unfortunate incident inside the article.
While lashing the cargo grab, a large wave washed on deck and the grab was pushed aft and to starboard, crushing one crew member between the grab and ship structure. Read more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
A crew member loses his life after falling overboard between the ship and the dock while working on the deck. Read inside the article to find more about the incident.
Unsafe cargo and unsafe anchorage leads to sinking of a bulk carrier. More than 600 tonnes of oil leaked into the sea and took more than three months to clean up. Learn more about the accident inside.
An experienced ordinary seaman (OS) lost his life when he went down the accommodation ladder in order to set the railings and the lower platform. Read more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
A ship’s bosun dies while using a provision basket for cleaning engine room vent on board a ship. Learn more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
Five workers died in a tank while repairing a ‘largo’ pontoon as no enclosed space entry precautions were taken.
A mooring rope parted at a point about 14 metres from the eye and hit the head of the ship’s OS, leaving him prone and bleeding between the mooring winch and the control stand. He was later declared dead at the hospital that same evening. Find out more about the accident inside the article.