SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

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31 Jan 2017
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Accidents

Mooring line failure results in serious injury onboard LNG carrier

Zarga

On 2 March 2015, a deck officer on board the LNG carrier, Zarga, suffered severe head injuries when he was struck by a mooring rope that had parted while repositioning the vessel at the South Hook LNG terminal, Milford Haven. The officer, who was in charge of the vessel’s forward mooring party, was airlifted to a specialist head injuries trauma unit for emergency surgery

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Greenpeace asks for investigation of the Modern Express’ cargo

Modern Express

The troubled car carrier Modern Express that was recently successfully towed away from the French coast, has safely entered the port of Bilbao, Spain. It was on its way to Le Havre, France. The ship is carrying a controversial cargo of timber apparently destined for the French market. The controversy surrounds its origin and legality. Gabonese authorities are reported to have investigated the case and have called upon Interpol to open an international investigation.

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China releases report on Tianjin blasts

Tianjin

China has released its official report on the investigation of the massive chemical explosions at the port of Tianjin on August 2015 which reveals that more than 11,300 tons of hazardous goods were illegally stored at the warehouse where explosions happened and identifies 123 people, including five officials at ministerial level, responsible.

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