In its latest Safety Flashes, IMCA presents an incident of a crew member fainting after working in an enclosed space. The crew member reported he had smelled a strong odour after dislodging a large caked piece of sediment from the bell mouth.
In the latest edition of its Safety Flashes, IMCA describes a case of vessel taking on a significant amount of rainwater on the upper tween deck during an intense tropical storm. The investigation found that the hatch was closed but not properly secured.
In the latest edition of its Safety Flashes, IMCA analyzes an unplanned deployment of a life raft from the starboard forward life raft station into the sea. Investigation revealed that the hold back strap, used to retain the life raft in place, was degraded to the point of failure.
The Swedish Club shares lessons learned from a loss of anchor incident, which took place in heavy weather. The anchor and chain were lost and the vessel was not allowed to continue its journey until the anchor and chain had been replaced.
The NTSB issued an investigation report on the capsizing and sinking of Barge Dredge200 and a workboat while on Massachusetts Bay, in December 2018. The accident was a result of a poor judgement amid inclement weather conditions.
Swedish Club focuses on a collision incident concerning a container vessel which collided with a fishing vessel in challenging visibility conditions, with the Club highlighting that a vessel should not alter to port towards a vessel on its port bow in restricted visibility as vessel A did in this collision.
The Swedish Club issued its Navigational Claims 2020, this time focusing on a collision that took place in a narrow channel between two vessels, which although had verbal communication in conducting starboard-to-starboard operation, they end up colliding.
Swedish Club’s Navigational Claims 2020 issue focuses on collision incidents, this time presenting a collision caused after a vessel’s grounding, believed to have been caused because the master did not follow the passage plan as is.
The 2020 Navigational Claims issue by the Swedish Club, discusses a collision that took place in a river, with one of the two vessels involved having made the most crucial mistake by drifting away in the opposite fairway, affected by the weather conditions and current.
Swedish Club’s Navigational Claims 2020 issue pays great attention to a collision incident, highlighting that both vessels saw the danger but none took preventive actions to avoid the collision, resulting to one of the vessels listing.
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