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.
JTSB issued an investigation report on the fatality of a worker onboard the cargo ship “ISHIZUCHI”, while unloading cargo at Niihama Port. The worker was hit by a bulldozer in the hold and died at around 03:39 on January 17, 2019.
JTSB issued a report on a collision between the general cargo ship SM3 and the oil tanker Koutoku Maru off Kanmon Port, in September 2018. When communicating with approaching vessels becomes necessary, masters and crew should not only call the vessel’s name but also implement VHF communication proactively, JTSB said.
While anchored in Yokohama, Keihin Port, a cargo ship dragged the anchor, drifted toward to the northeast, and collided with the seawall at Ogishima, Kawasaki section. Typhoon No. 24 was approaching. The Japan Transport Safety Board issued an investigation report on the incident.
The Japan Transport Safety Board issued an accident investigation report on a stevedore who was found dead, stuck between the container and the loading container, during cargo handling operations.
Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) issued an investigation report on the collision of two container ships while Hanshin Port, Kobe Area, Japan, in May 2018. The incident resulted to no fatalities, but it highlighted issues associated with poor communication and misjudgment.
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