The ship collision of an oil tanker and a cargo ship in East China at around 3:39 am on Thursday has led to the death of at least 8 people while 6 other seafarers still remain missing.
The search for 14 Filipino fishermen is on after it was alleged that they went missing on the 28th of June, 2020, after the collision of their boat with a Hong Kong-flagged vessel, off the coast of Occidental Mindoro.
Fujitsu Limited announced the results of a joint field trial with the Japan Coast Guard to predict vessel collisions with AI technology, demonstrating its usefulness in detecting collision risks early and minimizing the danger of such accidents.
The radar had auto-acquired a target ahead and, with three nautical miles to go, a collision risk alarm was indicated on the screen. No audible alarm sounded, because these had been muted on the radar.
Serious alcohol consumption problems of vessel’s three senior officers, Master, chief mate and chief engineer leads to near collision situation. Learn more about the incident inside the article.
Ship collision is an extremely dangerous accident which can lead to a major disaster if necessary steps are not taken in time. Learn about ten important points to consider during ship collision accident.
A vessel was in ballast and it began to drag anchor in a north-westerly direction. Soon, the ship’s speed had increased to 0.9kt, dragging in the direction of another vessel.
An unfortunate collision between two vessels leads to a massive explosion as a result of cargo tank ruptured and ignition of naphtha. Nine crew members were killed and several others injured. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
A possible collision between two vessels was avoided. Lack of communication between the two vessels lead to the close call.