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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

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

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2019

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

  • 30 August 2019

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

  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    GL Noble Denton has expanded its Marine Casualty Investigation (MCI) practice in North America by launching operations in Seattle, a primary hub for marine insurance. The new base will allow the company’s team of experienced surveyors to meet the growing demand for marine casualty investigations off the West Coast of the US and Canada. Activity […]

  • 24 July 2006

    Rising human casualties in Bangladesh

  • 11 October 2011

    Inland Salvage Inc. recently completed the removal of approximately 1000 tons of structural scrap steel from a sunken hopper barge and subsequent salvage of the barge which had been obstructing a loading dock on the Mississippi River​ near LaPlace, LA. Immediately upon being notified by the dock’s owner that Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) had been […]

  • 6 July 2017

    International backing has been given to a new initiative from London-based Seafarers Rights’ International (SRI), which aims to harness the support of governments worldwide in implementing locally-binding legislation on the fair treatment of seafarers following a maritime casualty. Representatives from more than 50 countries attended a workshop on the subject organized by SRI in conjunction […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shipowners, Salvors and Insurers – through their respective trade associations – have jointly called for the prompt and proper implementation of international measures to provide a Place of Refuge for stricken vessels, following a series of incidents where casualty vessels have been delayed in accessing a safe harbour. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says […]