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  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the loss of the container vessel MOL COMFORT on 17 June 2013, ClassNK established a special Casualty Investigation Team in order to investigate and determine the cause of the casualty. Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) further established a Committee on Large Container Ship Safety to develop measures to ensure the […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Opting for a job at sea may turn out to be rewarding at times as it offers the opportunity to venture out into the open seas and get to know the world. However, seafaring is not an easy task as seamen face various challenges on daily basis, including various types of incidents at sea that […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under the leadership of ClassNK Executive Vice President Toshitomo Matsui, the ClassNK Casualty Investigation Team established in response to the 17 June 2013 casualty involving “MOL Comfort” in the Indian Ocean continues to work in close contact with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), and government authorities to determine the cause of casualty. […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Opting for a job at sea may turn out to be rewarding at times as it offers the opportunity to venture out into the open seas and get to know the world. However, seafaring is not an easy task as seamen face various challenges on daily basis, including various types of incidents at sea that […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the loss of the container vessel “MOL COMFORT”, ClassNK established a special Casualty Investigation Team in order to investigate and determine the cause of the casualty. Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) further established a Committee on Large Container Ship Safety to develop measures to ensure the safety of large container […]

  • 8 July 2019

    Wind farm support vessel (WFSV) Windcat 3 has assisted in the rescue of a casualty vessel nearby the Gwynt y Môr wind farm offshore Rhyl, the UK. Windcat 3 responded to an all ships broadcast call in the morning of 7 July when the starter motor of a speedboat preparing to return from fishing seized. Four stranded […]

  • 30 March 2007

    A passenger boat has capsized off the coast of Guinea, leaving at least 10 people dead, reports from the West African nation say. One report on state television said that as many as 60 people were killed.

  • 5 October 2017

    The dredging vessel, which suffered an explosion two nautical miles South of Dodman Point, Cornwall on October 4, is being towed into harbour, UK Coast Guard informed. Following the incident, in which two people were injured, Fowey All Weather Lifeboat established a tow with the dredging ship. The coast guard added that a Falmouth Lifeboat would assist with […]

  • 9 January 2008

    An Indian Navy submarine was damaged after it collided with a merchant ship on Monday in the Arabian Sea, off the coast of Saurashtra. Navy officials said there were no casualties. The submarine, INS Sindhughosh, collided with merchant vessel MV Leeds, 140 nautical kms north west of the Mumbai coast and south of Diu on […]

  • 21 July 2013

    Fire Onboard MV ‘HANSA BRANDENBURG’ Shipmanagement Company Leonhardt & Blumberg Hamburg, Germany reports that on July 15 2013 a cargo container caught fire onboard MV “HANSA BRANDENBURG” container ship, during her voyage from Singapore to Durban about 200 nautical miles northeast of Mauritius. Manning the World’s Largest Ship The first Triple-E has commenced its maiden […]

  • 30 August 2019

    The move comes in wake of the potential loss of Indonesia-flagged bulker Nur Allya, missing since August 20.

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cargo failure and liquefaction caused more than half of loss of life arising from bulk casualties, Intercargo said.

  • 24 July 2006

    Rising human casualties in Bangladesh

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global Maritime introduced a new and important service line, Marine Casualty Investigation. Building on our existing comprehensive business offering, Marine Casualty Investigation (MCI) acts on behalf of hull & machinery underwriters, P&I clubs, owners, ship managers, drilling rig owners and lawyers, investigating the cause and extent of damage to marine related incidents. Global Maritime, across […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On Tuesday, October 14, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Longhope Lifeboat was requested to launch by the Coastguards. They had been called out to assist a diver who was showing symptoms of decompression sickness aboard the dive boat Radiant Queen. The casualty was transferred to the lifeboat which then set off at full speed […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Human Capital

    Newcastle-based Maersk Training has launched its latest training course to expand its portfolio of health and safety courses for the wind energy industry. The Hub Rescue course, which is recommended for WTG Technicians, Blade Inspectors, and Installation and Maintenance Subcontractors, has been designed to provide both theoretical and practical skill sets for those required to […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipowners and seafarers’ unions have joined forces to express concern at flag states’ failure to submit maritime casualty reports as required under international Conventions. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world merchant fleet, and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which represents seafarers’ unions worldwide, have made a joint submission […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Complete Site Safety (CSS) has launched a first aid course designed for offshore workers. The Clinical Observation & Medical Assessment (COMA) course is created for those industries which do not have immediate access to emergency aid in the event of an accident. With workforces expected to work further offshore and in more remote locations, CSS has identified […]

  • 4 September 2014

    The cause of MOL Comfort’s fire and subsequent sinking from summer 2013 will be revealed by the end of September, according to the announcement issued by ClassNK. ClassNK established the Investigative Panel on Large Container Ship Safety, comprised of experts from shipbuilders, shipowners and academic institutions, to investigate the possibility of casualty occurrence and consider and examine […]

  • 19 December 2014

    Yemen LNG confirmed  two explosions offshore and onshore outside the Balhaf Plant, coming from two rocket-launched explosive devices on Thursday, December 19, at around 7 pm local time. The company reported no casualties or damage, with the Balhaf Plant remaining in operation. Yemen LNG reinforced security measures in order to ensure vigilant surveillance of the plant […]

  • 29 April 2019

    There has been a massive rise in workers’ deaths in confined spaces.

  • 20 January 2016
    Human Capital

    Complete Site Safety, a Liverpool-based Health and Safety training company, has launched a new, advanced first aid course designed for offshore workers. The Clinical Observation & Medical Assessment, or COMA course, is designed for those industries which do not have immediate access to emergency aid in the event of an accident. The course is aimed at […]