“Pac Seginus” was leaving the port of Kandla, in India, when it collided with the tanker “Nautical Global XVI” which was at anchorage at the time. “Nautical Global XVI” lost its portside anchor and started to drift, and it nearly hit another tanker the ” Tiger Integrity”.
A bulk carrier was sailing at night in coastal waters when it spotted a fishing vessel, whose navigation and signal lights were indistinct. The bulk carrier changed his course and alerted the fishing vessel’s crew. However, the fishing vessel changed its course as well. As a result the two ships collided.
A platform supply vessel approached a platform to deliver the cargo via snatch lift. The crane did not have enough boom reach and as the PSV approached the platform, the vessel’s stern collided with the platform mooring bollard which was damaged.
The fishing vessel ‘Deborah’ reportedly collided with the general cargo ship ‘Britannica Hav’ in the afternoon of 20th March, in the English Canal, north of Le Havre. While en route from Spain to UK, ‘Britannica Hav’ was hit by the fishing vessel and sustained breached portside with ensuing water ingress, developed a list and capsized.
The 6350-TEU ‘Hamburg Bay’, operated by Eastern Pacific Chipping, collided with the 8000-TEU ‘Tolten’, operated by Anglo-Eastern Germany GMBH, while the latter was maneuvering on arrival at Pakistani Karachi port, causing the fall overboard off of at least 21 containers into the water, on Monday.
The ferry Ferry Fukuoka II with some 600 passengers onboard had a collision with a buoy that marks shallows, southwest of Akashi, Honshu, Inner Japan sea, on March 18, while it was heading to Shimoji from Osaka. The ferry collided with the buoy while it was trying to prevent collision with passing ship.
The Japan Coast Guard has recommended negligent homicide charges for the USS Fitzgerald’s officer of the deck and the ACX Crystal’s second officer, following the fatal collision on 17 June 2017, about 60 miles southwest off Yokosuka, which caused death of seven sailors.
On 20 November 2016 at about 0850, the general cargo ship Saga Sky collided with the rock carrying barge Stema Barge II, approximately 2 miles off the south coast of the UK, as a result from adverse weather conditions created by Storm Angus. As a consequence, 2 subsea power cables were severed. The UK MAIB issued an investigation report on the accident.
The UK MAIB issued an investigation report on the collision of the commercial fishing vessel ‘Vertrouwen’ and recreational motor cruiser ‘James 2’, resulting in loss of three lives, in Shoreham-by-Sea, on 6 August 2017. The report revealed that the accident was resulted from improper lookout.
Singapore’s Transport Safety Investigation Bureau released a report regarding the collision between the US warship USS John S. McCain and Liberian-registered Alnic MC, saying that the accident was caused because of a “sudden turn”.
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LR, BLOC to create maritime blockchain lab23/03/2018
Port of Antwerp to promote onshore power for ships23/03/2018
- Loss Prevention
Largest salvage company created in Mediterranean23/03/2018
Fire-damaged 'Maersk Honam' will be towed to Jebel Ali23/03/2018
Port of Rotterdam builds Container Exchange Route23/03/2018