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31 Jan 2017
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Accidents

Hydrodynamic interactions while berthing

report

Latest MARS report from the Nautical Institute has been released. One of the incidents contained in this report is referring to hydrodynamic interaction between two passenger vessels caused by the underway passenger vessel passing at a very close lateral distance of 30 metres at a speed of more than 6kt.

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Following SMS procedures may prevent accidents

safety

The USCG has issued safety alert regarding a recent incident that occurred while a crewmember that could not swim was put over the rail in a Bosun’s Chair to paint a vessel’s mid-ship draft marks and load lines. Unfortunately, the Bosun’s Chair line parted and he fell into the water.

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Fuel spill during port bunkering

oil spill

The Maritime Safety Forum has investigated an incident in which, a Platform Supply Vessel reported having a fuel spill while loading fuel in port. However, upon discovering the spill, the job was immediately stopped and clean up actions initiated.

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