Side/pilot doors should be kept closed when not in use. Open side doors that are soon to be used should be attended by ship’s crew trained in their duties.
An engine room crew member Seriously injured his eye while dismantling the steering motor coupling chain. Read more about the incident inside the article.
In the early evening, the crew of a chemical tanker in ballast was preparing for departure and pilot advised the Master that he intended to use a mooring launch/tug to assist in maneuvering.
A bulk carrier was being loaded when the ship’s fire detection system activated. Soon after, fire alarms began sounding throughout the ship and many accommodation fire doors closed automatically. The third engineer went to investigate and saw smoke and flames coming from the generator fiat.
The port side rudder of an LPG carrier makes contact with the bottom during the pivoting manoeuvre, causing the rudder stock to turn within the steering gear actuator by almost 25 degrees from its midship position.
Unsafe practices lead to grounding of a car carrier with 1,633 cars and various heavy equipment loaded. All 24 crew successfully evacuated from the ship.
Earth fault starts fire on ship, igniting chair and other objects. Read more about the incident inside the article.
An ice-strengthened oil exploration support vessel suffers bottom contact due to uncharted shallow areas and rocks. Click here to read more about the incident.
There are no excuses for inadequate LOTO practices. This should be the first thing you do before any job that involves machinery with stored or potential energy release.