The UK MAIB has issued Safety Bulletin including safety recommendations on two recent casualties involving DUKW amphibious vehicles modified to carry passengers
UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has just published its Safety Digest 2/2013 including lessons from maritime accidents reports.
London P&I Club concludes that a degree of complacency may have contributed to incidents
The Nautical Institute has issued Mars Report No.62 regarding accident occurred due to absence of safety barriers around an open hatch.
Crew washed overboard
STS oil transfer starts with STS contact
The vessel had just cleared the jetty and was under pilotage. The telegraph order was given for full ahead. However, the RPM remained low, at 130, with an estimated speed of 5.8 kts. High density black smoke was then seen coming from the funnel.
An oiler was proceeding to the engine room via the engine casing entrance. After leaving the paint locker he hit his forehead on the inert gas (IG) main line directly above and to the side of the paint locker entrance.
Mars Reports 201346 issued by The Nautical Institute
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