JTSB issued an investigation report on the collision of the car carrier GLOVIS COMPANION with the fishing vessel HIGASHIDA MARU, in September 2019. The incident stressed the need for vessels crossing a traffic route to enter the route after fully ascertaining the passage of other vessels navigating in the area.
The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Bulk India ran aground in 2018 in a channel during its departure from Dampier, Western Australia when it lost steering and propulsion due to a total electrical blackout from a failed generator. The ATSB issued an investigation report on the incident.
DMAIB issued an investigation report on the accidental fall of a rescue boat from the oil products tanker TORM MAREN, while off the coast of Guinea, on 1st April 2020. The investigation established that the condition of the wire rope was not recognised as being detrimental to the functioning of the rescue boat system.
Transport Malta’s Marine Safety Investigation Unit (MSIU) issued an investigation report on the collision of the Maltese registered oil tanker KANALA and the Chinese registered fishing vessel LIAODANYU 23626 on the Bohai Sea, China, in September 2019.
UK MAIB issued an investigation report on a man overboard incident from the single-handed creel boat May C with loss of one life off Scotland in July 2019. The investigation stresses that the chances of survival for the skipper would have been significantly increased, had he been wearing his PFD and carrying his PLB.
NTSB issued an investigation report on the collision between the bulk carrier Century Queen and the towing vessel Kaytlin Marie on the Lower Mississippi River off Louisiana, in June 2019. The investigation highlighted lack effective communications to confirm a passing arrangement as key cause of the collision.
RMI issued an investigation report on a bosun’s fatal fall overboard from the general cargo ship DELICATA, off Uruguay, in March 2020. The investigation identified poor compliance with the company’s SMS and safe working practices, as the crew member was not wearing a lifejacket or a safety harness when he descended to untie a pilot ladder.
NTSB issued an investigation report on the explosion and subsequent sinking of barge Alaganik in the Canal Passage, off Alaska in July 2019, which resulted in one fatality. The investigation identified ignition of gasoline vapor from a fuel cargo tank as key cause of the accident.
In its latest investigation report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined the causes that led to the January 2018 engine room fire on board the container vessel MOL Prestige in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia (BC).
NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of crane barge Mr Ervin, pushed by towing vessel Kristin Alexis, with Sunshine Bridge on the Lower Mississippi River, in October 2018. The investigation highlighted the incident was a result of poor voyage planning, lack of company oversight and watch turnover between the pilot and the Master.
P&O Cruises cancels cruises until 202121/09/2020
Boluda Towage to keep providing sustainable towage services at Port of Zeebrugge21/09/2020
Baltic Exchange: Maritime market highlights 14-18 Sept21/09/2020
- Green Shipping
Climate change needs global collaboration, says Singapore Transport Minister21/09/2020
AMSA extends validity of STCW seafarer certificates21/09/2020
New tool launched to automate ship-to-shore data transfer21/09/2020
- Maritime Health
Update Sept 21st: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus21/09/2020
Malmö Port opts for TradeLens blockchain platform21/09/2020
IMO discusses steps for 2021 potential remote audits21/09/2020
AMSA extends National Law certificates of competency amid pandemic21/09/2020