Authorities are monitoring salvage of the general cargo ship Isla Bartolome that ran aground and partially sank off Isla Puna Island in Ecuador.
At 10.00pm Monday 22 August 2016, the Transocean Winner drilling rig was successfully refloated in Dalmore Bay.
Ship’s Officer Of the Watch (OOW) not having continuous and accurate positional awareness leads to grounding of the vessel. Read inside the article to know more.
Short training and lack of experience of a new mate leads to the grounding of a small inland passenger vessel. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
The ship’s mate went ashore and consumed ‘four to five pints of beer’ before returning to the vessel. He had few hours of sleep before taking over the watch. After sometime the vessel grounded. Read inside the article to find out more.
Watch this shocking video of a ship at speed crashing into land. It seems the ship lost control or there was failure of some machinery system.
Poor visibility and lack of proper watch keeping at the bridge lead to grounding of the vessel and contact with moored barges during pilotage. Read inside to find out the reason behind this accident.
A 193-metre-long container ship ‘ Hansa Constitution’ sailing under German flag ran aground on 6th April afternoon in Hong Kong.
An officer on watch (OOW) on a cargo vessel goes to sleep after sending the lookout duty downstairs. With no one in control on the bridge, the vessel runs aground, waking up everyone except the OOW. Learn the reason for grounding inside the article.