An MSC Containership lost containers in the waters near Port Elizabeth, South Africa, which according to the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) the loss was creating a hazard to navigation into the port area.
The Ministry of Hong Kong issued a merchant shppping information about a fatality onboard a Hong Kong registered bulk carrier whilst at berth, where the electrical engineer, perhaps influenced by alcohol aftershore leave, took an improper route to board the vessel and fell into the sea.
UK MAIB published its report on a 28 February 2019 incident. Then, the master of Cherry Sand was crushed between the dredger and the jetty after he fell while attempting to step ashore to assist berthing the vessel in Rosyth, Scotland.
On Tuesday, May 19, an explosion followed by a fire took place at a tank farm adjacent to the Galveston Ship Channel led to two injuries, according to local sources.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informs that there were 31 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in April 2020. Of these, 9 were serious. The Authority highlights that reporting incidents is a crucial part in guiding the way they improve maritime safety in Australian waters.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informs that there were 77 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in March 2020. Of these, 1 was very serious and 9 serious. The Authority highlights that reporting incidents is a crucial part in guiding the way they improve maritime safety in Australian waters.
On Wednesday, April 8, a good samaritan vessel rescued the crew of a Bolivian-flagged freighter off Catania, after a severe fire broke out onboard, as the Italian Guardia Costiera reported.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) medevaced a man from a cargo vessel that was sailing approximately 25 miles off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland, after reports of experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack.
In the latest issue, CHIRP presents two reports they received about the use of drugs onboard commercial fishing vessels, highlighting the severe impact drug use has on seafarers.
The Bahamas Maritime Authority highlight the risks associated with in-transit cargo fumigation. The authority’s recommendations are based on the initial findings of an ongoing investigation into a very serious marine casualty.
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