Australian Maritime Authority issued its monthly review of casualties off Australian waters. In total, 85 incidents were reported, involving domestic commercial vessels in January 2021.
Following a ferry fatality incident onboard Lady Rose back in February 2019, Australian Maritime Safety Authority informed that the master of the passenger vessel has pleaded guilty.
As part of IMCA’s latest safety flashes, it is described a case where a rigger sustained a significant injury to his lower left leg, while working on the quayside during lifting operations.
Human Rights At Sea (HRAS) received a report by an engine cadet who got seriously assaulted by a senior crew member. Following this incident, HRAS shares the key issues surrounding this kind of incidents and highlights that “employers have a direct legal and contractual responsibility to protect employees.”
Following the LPG tanker’s explosion nearby a local yard in East Kalimantan off Indonesia, authorities announced that at least three workers at the shipyard lost their life.
An Indonesia LPG tanker was on fire after an oil barge exploded very nearby at a local yard in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. According to a video that was published, the barge exploded at he PT Barokah Galangan Perkasa shipyard in close proximity to the moored Grace V, a 1989-built, 2,010 cu m LPG carrier.
The Japanese bulk carrier Chise Bulker, was seized by seven migrants while it was off Portland, UK. The seven people believed to be Albanians were arrested, while the vessel was brought in to port in Dorset.
The National Transportation Safety Board focuses on the importance of proper planning, reporting of an incident that took place in 2019, when an LPG carrier stuck a Washington State wharf, the NTSB cites poor bridge resource management by the pilot, captain, and bridge team, along with complacency that resulted in more than $8 million in damage to the wharf and ship.
Amid bad weather conditions and high winds, the drilling vessel Valaris DS4 broke free from its moorings off the North Ayrshire coast.
According to the new data published by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, 630 ocean-going commercial ships and offshore units were sold to the scrap yards in 2020, out of which 446 large tankers, bulkers, floating platforms, cargo- and passenger ships were broken down on three beaches in South Asia, amounting to near 90% of the gross tonnage dismantled globally.
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