The Captain of the self-discharging bulk carrier TERTNES died onboard while the vessel was underway from Gulen, Norway to Port of Dover, UK. A post mortem examination determined the Captain was positive of COVID-19.
Following a ferry fatality incident onboard Lady Rose back in February 2019, Australian Maritime Safety Authority informed that the master of the passenger vessel has pleaded guilty.
The Captain of the crude oil tanker ‘MT New Diamond’ plead guilty for the charges filed against him, related to the fire that broke out on the ship. The Colombo High Court has also imposed a fine of Rs 12 million on the Captain.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises hosted an official ceremony in Miami for the christening of its newest luxury cruise ship ‘Seven Seas Splendor’, the first newbuilt ocean cruise ship to be helmed by a woman Captain; the 30-year veteran Captain Serena Melani.
Leadership, as a special component of safe operations at sea, is a skill resulting from a complex combination of mindset characteristics which can be learned, argues Capt. VS Parani, naming the key features he believes to be the most critical for a great leader at sea.
The Coast Guard along with the Air Force and several regional authorities are searching for the captain of the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel “Rising Wind”. Specifically, the 47-year old mariner reported to be missing by the first officer on 12 Ferbuary, at 174 miles northwest of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.
The captain and the owner of a passenger boat have been prosecuted by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency after it collided with both a police dock and police vessel, causing considerable damage.
Seafaring is a profession that requires ranks and duties to be specific, so that everyone onboard will know what to do, as several procedures have to be conducted at the same time; Thus, each one of these roles carries unique responsibilities which are crucial for the successful operation of a vessel.
NTSB issued a Marine Accident Brief on the flooding and sinking of the fishing vessel ‘Aaron & Melissa II’ while 70 nm southeast of Portland, Maine, in November 2018. The key cause of the sinking was a combination of the Captain’s decision to proceed in heavy weather and of a clogged bilge system.
The Captain of the Vietnamese-flagged general cargo ship Toan Phat 68 died after the ship reportedly sank in South China sea, a few nautical miles off the Qui Nhon port in central Vietnam, in the morning hours of Saturday.
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