On Wednesday, a US judge said the owner of an oil tanker has to pay the US $44.6 million due to its role in a collision that took between the 39,000 metric ton tanker and a US Navy destroyer in 2017 in Southeast Asia.
A British sailor associated with the 90-meter ship, Scot Carrier, was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to a prison term lasting 1.5 years following a ship collision in the Baltic Sea.
A crew member on a Vanuatu-flagged general cargo vessel, ‘Akua’ (IMO 8826369), was reported to be dead after a fire raged. The fire that had broken out on the bridge could be extinguished.
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.
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.