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.
Failure to close drop valve correctly after completion of sampling and inability to correctly identify the source of audible alarm in cargo control room leads to cargo overflow.
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 chief engineer of a small passenger ferry dies during a fire and emergency drill, which included closing and testing the hydraulically operated watertight doors. Read the article to know more about the accident.
Use of incorrect Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), inadequate safety briefing, and failure to use breathing apparatus almost kills the ship’s chief officer and seaman from hydrogen sulphide exposure.