The Officer on Watch (OOW) when on duty is in charge of the ship’s navigation and safety. However, there are certain situations when he must call the ship’s master to the bridge to avoid any kind of unwanted trouble or risk to the safety of the ship.
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.
Master’s standing and night orders are a set of guidelines that are to be followed by the ship officers. Learn more about the importance of these orders inside the article.
Deviating from the original course in order to save time leads the vessel to bottom contact. The vessel had to enter dry dock for repairs; there was paint damage and some scratches up to frame 88.
A lookout is a person at the ship’s bridge who maintains a continuous watch of the sea to report any kind of hazard that can be an obstacle in the navigation and cause harm to the ship. Find out about the duties of ship’s lookout inside the article.
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made on grounding of general cargo vessel, Lysblink Seaways.
No charts, no plans, lack of bridge cooperation and fatigue leads to the grounding of a vessel.
The PSC report aims to highlight trends and information regarding the number of inspections that are being conducted each quarter, the number of deficiencies that are being issued in each inspection as well as to identify the various ports where more than 3 detentions have been recorded during each quarter.
Poor and incomplete exchange between master and pilot lets to vessel’s starboard bow making contact with the quay. Learn more about the incident inside the article.