The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has completed its examination of a lifeboat accident that had reportedly left two members of the crew injured in English Bay off Vancouver about two years ago. The lifeboat broke off the ship suddenly and plunged into the water.
Lifeboat is one of the most important life saving equipments onboard a ship, which is used at the time of extreme emergencies for abandoning a ship.
Survitec, has relaunched its lifeboat inspection solution underpinned by the company’s novel ‘Hub and Spoke’ network model.
Regular maintenance of lifeboats, life rafts and other such safety entities are extremely important on board ships. Let’s take a look at seven important points that must be considered while manning and supervising ship’s survival crafts.
The UK Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) finally launches the beach lifeboat launching and recovery system.
Nadiro is a safe lifeboat launching system for the lifeboats of merchant ships, oil platforms, and drilling rigs. This system replaces the conventional hook release system with safer hydraulic and ball arrangement system.
In spite of taking several safety precautions on ships, accidents on lifeboats still occur on board. Learn about the main reasons that lead to lifeboat accidents on ships and what are the measures taken to prevent them.
Torqeedo provided the integrated propulsion system for the world’s first electric-powered freefall lifeboat, which is being built by the Dutch builder Verhoef.
Human error during lifeboat drill fatally injures a crew member and causes serious injury to two. Find out more about the unfortunate incident inside the article