Transport Malta MSIU issued an investigation report on the serious injury of a crew member during tank cleaning operations, onboard the Sichem Manila, while at Tarragona anchorage, Spain. The crew member was spilled with hot water while shutting off a valve.
Transport Malta MSIU issued an investigation report on the serious injury of a fitter while operating the lathe onboard the vehicle carrier MV Titania, in February 2020. The report found that a rod slipped from the tailstock while the lathe was rotating at a very high speed.
Transport Malta issued an investigation report on a fall inside a Water Ballast Tank of the Maltese-registered heavy lift/pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit, in January 2020. The investigation highlighted that there was no immediate barrier system around the opening in the deck, which could have prevented the fall.
Transport Malta’s MSIU issued an investigation report on two man overboards from the bulk carrier MV Stara Planina, in January 2020. The two crew members were lost overboard when unexpected waves washed over the poop deck, as they were not secured to the vessel.
Transport Malta issued an investigation report on a serious injury to a crew member in the grey water tank of MV LA SOLOGNAIS while underway in December 2019. The report revealed that a wiper, who entered the vessel’s grey water tank, suffered from the effects of possible hydrogen sulphide inhalation.
Transport Malta issued an investigation report on the engine-room fire onboard the Maltese-registered RoRo cargo vessel Eurocargo Trieste, following departure from the port of Livorno in November 2019. The investigation identified an accidental fuel spill onto a hot surface, as the most likely cause of the incident.
Transport Malta investigation: Cargo friction or self-heating probably caused the container fire on Filia T
Transport Malta issued an investigation report on the fire on container onboard the ship Filia T while en route to Singapore in November 2019. The report could not determine the exact cause of the fire but identifies either friction or self-heating of the cargo as probable causes.
Transport Malta MSIU issued an investigation report on a serious injury of a crew member while testing the rescue boat crane onboard the oil/chemical tanker Ruby-T, on 20 October 2019. The report found likely that the bosun was distracted from understanding the actual risks of his own actions, as he was most probably concerned about the damages to the wire.
The Maltese registered LPG tanker Seasurfer ran aground in the Port of Praia in October 2019, as the pilotage section of the passage plan contained no specific directions on manoeuvring with the use of tug/s at Praia, investigation by Transport Malta MSIU revealed.
Transport Malta MSIU issued an investigation report into the fatality and serious injuries on board the Maltese-registered passenger/roro vessel Euroferry Malta, in October 2019, in heavy weather conditions. The investigation highlighted that the anchors were not secured, as this was not common practice for the ship in such voyages.
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