A bulk carrier in ballast was making way at 7 knots in a traffic separation scheme (TSS). The pilot ladder was being prepared on the port (lee) side by the Chief Officer along with the bosun and three other crew.
A general cargo ship loaded with grain was in a river waterway. Master initiated a reversing manoeuvre according to the pilot’s instruction, but the reverse order did not work. With reverse power still, at full, the ship came back into the channel relatively quickly.
A factory trawler was underway and being made ready for fishing. The crew had finished cleaning the factory and were preparing the silage tanks for cleaning.
After descending part of the way the fisherman shouted to his colleague on deck that there was a lot of silage.
The incorrect installation of a single set screw led to the loss of propulsion control on the Canadian-flagged, 736-foot-long Atlantic Huron, causing the ship to strike a pier at 6.8 knots, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
NTSB found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas and Louisiana.
A small multi-functional cargo vessel was at anchor and crew were preparing the holds for the next cargo. One of the men told his colleagues he would look for additional stacking cones. Suddenly, two other crew members nearby heard loud screaming coming from hold 1.
A vessel underway started its incinerator to incinerate oily rags and sludge. About five hours later, after the job was completed, the incinerator was stopped. By 1900 hrs, five hours after the incinerator had been turned off.
An engine room crew member was in the vessel’s workshop when he spotted an unsafe condition. He attempted to rearrange the misplaced pipe, but as he was doing so, another pipe stowed above slipped.
A container vessel was inbound to berth under pilotage in the early morning, in darkness and light winds. Two tugs were secured fore and aft on the port side well before arrival.