A serious accident has occurred on board of offshore installation vessel ‘Orion 1’ at the occasion of and during crane load tests.
After days of explosion on the cargo ship CSSC Cape Town in Gibraltar, 2 injured seafarers still remain critical while repairing of the ship is almost done.
A cargo vessel arrived in port to load wind turbine tower sections. The deck crew held a safety briefing prior to loading. By this time, it was dark and the vessel’s deck working lights were on, illuminating the area where the crew were working.
While at sea, deck crew were sweeping the empty hold of a vessel. The bilge well covers had been left open and were without barriers or guards.
A crew member was assigned to clear the stuck rope from the winch. As he was attempting this, the tug pulled on the lines to confirm that both lines were equal in length. The pull caused a sudden surge of the line which struck the crewmember’s right hand.
Ship’s second engineer gets himself injured when the free-fall lifeboat was unexpectedly launched into the sea while carrying out maintenance. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
The ship’s junior wiper sustained very deep burns to his left palm while loading garbage in the incinerator. Unfortunately, after assessment by doctors, his four fingers were amputated.
A crew members hand got stuck in the winch gear engaging assembly while greasing the mooring winches. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
A crew member while climbing embarkation ladder suddenly felt exhausted and fell back into the water, hitting his back on the rescue boat. He was later taken to hospital ashore and later was declared unfit for sea service due to a back injury and was subsequently repatriated.
The ship’s 4th engineer while inspecting the incinerator got his arm trapped. After evacuating, surgery was performed but to no avail and amputation of the forearm was unavoidable.