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  • 1 June 2005

    Fatigue among sailors on merchant ships caused a “worrying number” of collisions or near misses in 2004, the chief maritime investigator says. Poor judgement or anticipation by officers on watch – “classic symptoms on fatigue” – also contributed, said Stephen Meyer in his annual report.

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Poor stevedoring practices probably contributed to an accident, which took the life of one seafarer, after an unsecured cargo stack collapsed from the bulk carrier Graig Rotterdam in December 2016, UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) said. The accident occurred on December 18, while the UK-registered bulker was discharging a deck cargo of packaged timber at anchor […]

  • 18 July 2018

    There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017.

  • 23 March 2006

    Crusty has managed to rule himself out of the Rio de Janeiro In Port racing on Saturday after tearing two ligaments in his knee. The 35 year-old Kiwi was competing in the Round the Bays race in Auckland during a vacation at home when he suffered the knee injury.

  • 29 March 2006

    ABN AMRO ONE watch captain Mark “Crusty” Christensen will sail the next leg of the race to Baltimore despite carrying a knee injury.

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the fundamental principles of safety management is that all incidents and accidents are preventable. Therefore, it is important to ensure that if there is an accident or incident the causes are thoroughly investigated and measures are taken to prevent recurrence. With its new course “Accident Investigation in Shipping – Analysis and Root Cause” […]

  • 12 September 2014

    The National Transportation Safety Board has released “Safer Seas 2013: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations,” a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2013, organized by vessel type with links to the more detailed accident reports. The introductory message from Tracy Morrell NTSB Director, Office of Marine Safety says that the goal of the report […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Research & Development

    DNV GL has updated the Worldwide Offshore Accident Databank (WOAD), the world’s leading repository of offshore accident information. The latest update to WOAD adds over 300 new accident records bringing the dataset up to the Hercules 265 blowout on 23rd July 2013. With records of 6451 accidents occurring to 3795 operating units, WOAD continues to […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The number of accidents reported to the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) dropped to 1,057 casualties and incidents in 2015 compared to 1,270 in 2014. The total number of accidents to UK vessels or in UK coastal waters involved 1194 vessels, according to MAIB. 46 of these accidents involved only non-commercial vessels, while 447 were occupational accidents that did not […]

  • 4 March 2020

    The operation to remove oil and other contaminants from the crewless cargo ship MV Alta completed.

  • 19 February 2020

    The marine contractor boarded the vessel on February 18 and carried out an initial assessment.

  • 17 February 2020

    A vessel without a single soul on board ran aground near Ballycotton, Cork in Ireland.

  • 21 March 2018

    A massive multi-agency search-and-rescue (SAR) operation is underway to find the missing crew members of a Chinese sand-dredger that capsized off Malaysia’s southern coast earlier on Wednesday, reports the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). So far, authorities were able to save three Chinese citizens out of 18 crew members, and one was unfortunately found dead. MMEA Batu Pahat […]

  • 3 April 2009

    An offshore worker has died in an accident on a diving support vessel four miles off Aberdeen. The crewman on the Well Servicer, operated by Technip, was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following the accident during sea trials. He was pronounced dead at the hospital later on Wednesday evening.

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 38 meter dredger Johanna Josephine almost sank last week after hitting a submerged pile near GDF Suez power plant in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. In the morning of November 19th 2014, just as the vessel was about to unload its cargo of stones, the Johanna Josephine hit the submerged piling and started to sink. Due to the hull breach, the Johanna […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    WOAD, the world’s leading repository of offshore accident information, has released the latest update of the worldwide offshore accident databank, by adding over 300 new accident records and thus, bringing the dataset up to the Hercules 265 blowout on 23rd July 2013. With records of 6451 accidents occurring to 3795 operating units, WOAD continues to […]

  • 4 December 2012

    The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has confirmed with Jurong Shipyard that all workers have been accounted for. Of the 89 workers who were sent to hospital for treatment after the accident, the majority of workers have been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for minor injuries. As of 8pm yesterday, December 04, out of the […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    During the period of 1-4 November 2010, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Transocean Offshore Ltd’s (Transocean’s) management of major accident risk and handling of barriers. The audit activity was started with an all-day meeting with the management on land on 21 October 2010, and was followed up with verification […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Port of London Authority (PLA) pilot passed away following an accident while boarding the general cargo vessel Sunmi in Gravesend Reach. The incident occurred on Wednesday, October 5 around 6 pm local time, PLA confirmed. The Port of London Authority said that its teams on duty, the emergency services and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) “did all […]

  • 18 July 2014

    In 2013, a total of 1,332 accidents (Casualties and Incidents) was reported to the UK’s Marine Accident Investigations Branch (MAIB), with 1, 459 vessels involved, MAIB’s 2013 Accidents Report reads.   The investigations commenced and the reports published by the MAIB during 2013 have been diverse and have covered all sectors of the maritime industry.  Some 70 […]

  • 15 July 2014

    Following the investigation into the accident that happened on Saturday night (July 6) at the Butendiek offshore wind farm, Ballast Nedam said that it has implemented mitigation measures to prevent such unfortunate events from happening again. The company informed that a safety alert will follow at the beginning of August. Ballast Nedam said that the […]

  • 29 June 2016

    A preliminary investigation report of the CHC-operated Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway has found that the accident most likely was a result of a fatigue fracture.  To remind, the helicopter accident, in which 13 people died, happened on April 29 near Bergen, offshore Norway. The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) issued its fourth preliminary report on June 28 […]