The Swedish Club launched a guide by Caglar Coskunsu at Cavus & Coskunsu Law Firm about salvage claims in Turkish Straits, in order to understand the claims in Turkish Straits, how the system is operated and who the salvors are should be known.
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.
Although the container sector is well regulated and highly regarded, many are the containers lost overboard. Thus, the Swedish Club provides an overview of statistics, as well as advice on preventing such losses.
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.
The Swedish P&I Club issued its COVID-19 handbook, providing practical advice to help both those at sea and those onshore to face the day-to-day challenges posed by the pandemic.
The absence of terminal and tank farm capacity has generated a growing demand for oil tankers to be used as floating storage, which is being reflected in daily hire rates, the Swedish Club noted in a new article discussing legal implications for charterers employing tankers as floating storage.
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.
In its monthly safety scenario, the Swedish Club analyzes an incident of accidental oil spill while bunkering. The report highlights that the crew did not deploy the oil boom, as they thought of the cost. Therefore, the oil spread over the harbour.
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