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.
Japan’s Transportation Safety Board (JTSB) issued an investigation report on the fatality of a crew member onboard the cargo ship ORANGE PHOENIX, after falling from a lifeboat to the deck during an abandon ship drill in November 2019.
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.
Following the LPG tanker’s explosion nearby a local yard in East Kalimantan off Indonesia, authorities announced that at least three workers at the shipyard lost their life.
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) recovered the bodies of three crew members who were trapped inside the engine room of the offshore supply ship ‘Greatship Rohini’ which caught fire on February 13.
The owner, the Captain and the third officer of the Italian oil tanker ‘Vulcanello’ were arrested Thursday in connection to a suspected collision with a trawler, which killed three fishermen in May 2020.
Transport Malta MSIU issued an investigation report on a fatal man overboard incident, involving a crew member while rigging a combination pilot ladder onoard the bulk carrier Navios Amitie, in February 2020. At the time of the accident, the crew member was not wearing a safety harness. It is very likely that he drowned because he had no lifejacket on.
Transport Malta MSIU issued an investigation report on a crew fatality in the pump room of the crude oil tanker MT Valtamed, while at Ceyhan OPL Anchorage, Turkey, in February 2020. The autopsy found that the pump man died by n-Butane intoxication and the investigation believes that the presence of H2S in the bilge space may have also contributed, by either causing panic or unconsciousness.
The bulk carrier MV Giulia I was reportedly hit by a high wave January 30, about 320 nautical miles southeast of Nova Scotia. As a result, one member died and three others were injured.
Following the sinking of the Palau-flagged freight ship Arvin, a new video captured from onboard cameras shows how the cargo vessel broke in two after a huge wave off Turkey’s Black Sea.
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