Transport Malta MSIU issued an investigation report on a serious injury of a crew member onboard the tanker ‘Sichem Ruby’ off Spain in January 2019. While the pumpman was tightening the bolt, the Teflon blank dislodged and gave way under the pressurised sulphuric acid, which remained trapped in the pipeline.
The UK P&I Club presents an injury onboard a tanker, when a crewmember that was instructed to fabricate a steel locking pin had a sever eye injury, most probably because he removed the safety guards of the power tools he was using.
Recently, ABS celebrated an unprecedented third year of zero lost time work-related incidents. This historic achievement establishes ABS as an industry safety leader. In fact, the Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR) at ABS has remained at 0.00 throughout 2017, 2018 and now 2019, underscoring ABS’ industry-leading safety performance.
Three customs officers lost their lives as their boat capsized on January 21, in waters off Hong Kong International Airport. Two crew members survived the incident, however the cause of the accident is not yet known.
The Canadian offshore regulator, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), recently informed that Suncor Energy has been given a safety order following an investigation of an incident on the Terra Nova FPSO.
The French Navy’s maritime search and rescue centre assisted the medevac of a crewmember onboard the CMA CGM Otello vessel, after an eye injury, and transferred them to a maritime medical consultation centre.
According to a recent statement, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) recently rescued an injured crew of a Chinese cargo vessel “MV Wuzhou 8” along the vicinity waters off Corregidor Island, Cavite. According to the initial investigation, on Sunday, January 12, a Chinese crewmember accidentally fell into the cargo hold and suffered a head injury while on duty.
According to the Norwegian Maritime Authority, its latest report showed an unusual number of casualty accidents in the region. Specifically, in summer of 2019, serious accidents have been reported while 28 people lost their life using recreational boats, marking an increase of four people in comparison with 2018.
According to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) of Durban, a Brazilian crewman lost his life onboard a heavy lift vessel at South Africa while five of the vessel’s personnel reported to have been injured as well. Further information about the type of the incident and the name of the vessel are not revealed yet.
A worker onboard the Terra Nova FPSO, off the east coast of Canada, was injured Sunday, after falling from a ladder while conducting gas testing, the operator informed in an official statement. The offshore medic and emergency response team were called to the scene.
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