VLOC WAKASHIO ran aground off Pointe Desny, southeast Mauritius, at around 1600 UTC Jul 25. Tanker was en route from Singapore to Tubarao Brazil, ETA Aug 13, in ballast. She grounded on reef, … [Read more...] about VLOC runs aground off Pointe Desny, Mauritius
Introduction The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in 2019 adopted the Guidelines for the use of Electronic Record Books under MARPOL (Resolution MEPC.312(74)) (IMO Guidelines), which state … [Read more...] about Electronic Record Book (ERB) for ships – Its Benefits
Onboard an oil tanker, Chief cook prepared a dish of “ sweet and sour fish” using frozen fish Skipjack tuna which was provided in packets and was well within its expiry date. Fish was consumed by most … [Read more...] about Case Study- Allergic reaction to fish preparation onboard.
Shore stevedore collapsed in a cargo hold during discharging on Bulk carrier. A panamax bulk carrier was discharging coal.2 stevedores boarded and proceeded to hold #7.Stevedore used the … [Read more...] about Case Study: Shore stevedore collapsed in a cargo hold.
The below incident took place on a tanker vessel while at drydock. Vessel in dry dock and dry dock procedures followed for man entry in confined/Enclosed spaces• Manhole access was barricaded, and … [Read more...] about Case Study: Crew trapped inside Ballast Tank in Dry dock.