At 0945 on 24 May 2019, the second officer of the UK registered general cargo vessel Karina C was fatally injured when he was trapped between a stack of cargo hold hatch covers and a gantry crane used to move hatch covers.
Crew trips on a manhole cover. Falling forward, he impacted the davit structure with his face, injuring his lower lip and teeth.
An accident during ship-to-ship transfer led to knocking the master overboard. Search and rescue operations were initiated but the Master was not found. His body was recovered four days later.
His body was recovered four days later.
On 30 October 2017, the UK registered container ship Ever Smart suffered a container stow collapse while on passage between Taipei, Taiwan, and Los Angeles, USA.
A tanker was at anchor. The on-signing crew boarded via the combination pilot ladder and gangway. As the fifth crew was boarding, he stepped from the pilot ladder onto the lower platform of the accommodation ladder but then slipped and fell into the water.
A tanker in ballast dropped anchor and six shackles of chain in the early evening to await a berth for loading. Once at the anchor station, the personnel realized that the vessel was not dragging anchor, but that the anchor had been lost.
While at sea, deck crew were sweeping the empty hold of a vessel. The bilge well covers had been left open and were without barriers or guards.
While at berth, a water leak was suspected in the boiler/economiser so it was shut down for inspection. They identified a leaky boiler tube and plugged it from the bottom. Hot water, steam and smoke poured out from the boiler water drum and covered the fitter.
A tanker had finished a discharging operation and crew were carrying out pre-departure checks and preparations while awaiting the pilot.