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.
Amid an alarming trend of containers lost overboard, the Swedish P&I Club issued a report providing guidance on planning and loading the containers, such as the containers’ stowage plan, dimensions, weights, and stability.
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.
A group of Swedish technology entrepreneurs and academics joined their forces to accelerate the research and development of an artificial intelligence-based, semi-autonomous system for planning and executing more energy efficient sea voyages.
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.
The Swedish Club reminds of the increase criminal penalties for oil spill related offences that will come into force in 1 January 2021, calling shipowners and all interested parties to be aware of this change.
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.
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.
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