At the time of the grounding, the vessel a Panamax bulk carrier was in Loaded condition carrying 80,000 MT of Coal from Malaysia. Vessel was entering the Port of Hoping, Taiwan for discharging the … [Read more...] about Case Study – Grounding incident at Hoping, Taiwan
In the early hours of Sunday 31 May, senior officers aboard the oil tanker Willowy were called to the bridge to be told that their ship and four others in its vicinity were mysteriously sailing in … [Read more...] about A maritime mystery: What has been causing ships to sail in circles?
The container ship Milano Bridge did not reduce its speed as it approached a pier in Busan New Port on 6 April 2020, causing it to knock into and demolish a gantry crane, investigations … [Read more...] about Excessive approach speed : Investigation reveals “Milano Bridge” Busan Gantry Crane hit.
Case 1 - While anchored at a transshipment point, an iron ore carrier had rigged a combination ladder for vessel access. A person commenced climbing the pilot ladder while the crew … [Read more...] about Safety Digest – SAFE VESSEL ACCESS
What happened? A vessel suffered flooding and loss of integrity, caused by sea water ingress into the engine room, due to a hole developing in the box cooler bulkhead. A high level bilge alarm … [Read more...] about Case Study – Vessel flooding incident