marine casualties

UK Club advises on burn injuries onboard

The UK P&I Club focuses on one common injury onboard; burns. They explain what a burn is, the structure of the human skin and how to cope with an injury when onboard.

Oil tanker in flames off Sri Lanka

An oil tanker caught fire near the coast of Sri Lanka on Thursday, September 3, as it was travelling from Kuwait to the Indian port of Paradip. Specifically, the vessel, named New Diamond, is reported to have been carrying 270,000 metric tons of crude oil, equivalent to approximately 2 million barrels.

RMI annual report on marine casualties: Falls, enclosed space, critical issues in 2019

RMI issued its Annual Report on the investigation of Marine Casualties, revealing that it received reports of 806 very serious marine casualties, marine casualties, marine incidents, and occurrences in 2019. Accidental falls, enclosed space incidents and collisions-groundings during pilotage were the main issues of concern last year. 

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