SAFETY4SEA Awards
2017
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SAFETY4SEA Awards
2017
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Accidents

30 years passed since the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

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Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 30th anniversary memorial service in Dover, on March 6. The Herald capsized in just 90 seconds after setting sail from Zeebrugge, Belgium, on Friday March 6, 1987 and it was on course for Dover, when tragedy struck and 193 people lost their lives.

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USCG saves crew from grounding tug in Alaska

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USCG announced that a Coast Guard aircrew rescued five people aboard a tug, which ran aground on the Mariposa Reef, on the south side of Strait Island in Sumner Strait, Thursday 2 March. The aircrew hoisted the five people from a barge attached to "Ocean Eagle" tug and transported them to Sitka, after the vessel began taking on water the previous night.

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Routine job caused grounding

Arctic

The Swedish P&I Club has issued its Monthly Safety Scenario for March, regarding a grounding incident that happened due to unsufficient operations undergone when a vessel was decided to enter the Canadian waters.

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