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.
Accidents causing injuries to seafarers
An engine room crew member Seriously injured his eye while dismantling the steering motor coupling chain. Read more about the incident inside the article.
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.
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 support vessel was carrying out operations. Due to the heading in relation to the prevailing seas and swell the ship was reported to be ‘slamming’.
The chief engineer (CE) and an assisting crew member were to remove some stainless steel bolts. In the process, the moving bolt crushed the CE’s finger against the recessed sleeve in which the nut and bolt were housed.
A crew member suffers severe laceration injuries to his left hand when carrying out mooring operation. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
While boarding a vessel a pilot suffered a concussion; a modified embarkation ladder hull magnet device disconnected from the ship’s hull and struck him on the head.
Several crew members were severely injured while lowing a fast rescue boat (FRB) because of faulty interlock and inefficient training. Learn more about the accident inside the article.