In its Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish P&I Club describes a case of a bulk carrier grounding caused by engine failure. Shortly after departing port, a main engine slowdown alarm was triggered due to a loss of cooling water in the main engine. The Master ordered half head, but there was no response from the engine.
Monthly Safety Scenario
In February’s Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish Club focuses on an incident concerning a container vessel that ran aground. The vessel’s grounding was the result of miscommunication issued between the Master and the Pilot.
In January’s monthly report, the Swedish Club reports of an incident where a container that although was allowed to be loaded in the cargo hold, it should not have been loaded below deck or in the position it was stowed in, led to a fire.
In its Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish Club describes a case of a crew fatality onboard due to severe burn injuries. The incident occurred in a pump room during ventilation. When the fan was plugged in, there were some sparks which ignited the combustible gas which was in a pocket of the corner.
Lessons Learned: Contact with crane reveals that vessel’s SMS lacks information on dealing with cranes
In November’s Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish Club discusses an incident concerning a vessel’s bow that contacted with a crane during its berthing. The scenario highlights that the SMS had no specific procedures dealing with the crane’s position.
In its monthly Safety Scenario for October, the Swedish Club describes an incident of a ship’s engine failure due to contamination of the lubrication system. An investigation showed that the engine had been operated on a high thermal load for a long time and the turbocharger’s efficiency had been affected by fouling, while the lubrication oil had been contaminated for some time.
In its monthly safety scenario for September, the Swedish Club describes a case of cargo hold flooding which was attributed to a tank missing a gasket to the manhole. Also, the bilge sensor was broken and heavily corroded, although it had been inspected a couple of days previously and found at the time to be in good condition.
In August’s monthly safety scenario, the Swedish Club discusses of an incident where three crew members attempted to conduct an inspection on the vessel’s forklift truck that had been stuck, that led to a crew member being injured.
In July’s monthly safety scenario, the Swedish Club presents the case of a vessel that conducted a rescue boat drill, and resulted to an incident as the company had no specific instructions in the training manual, SMS, PMS or in any other manual on how the rescue boat should be launched.
In its June monthly safety scenario, the Swedish Club reports of vessel that ran aground because the bridge team did not monitor the vessel’s progress through the bridge equipment.
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