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Tag: incident investigation

Dive vessel breaks apart and sinks under continuous wave action

king neptune

NTSB investigation of the Grounding and Subsequent Breakup of Dive Vessel King Neptune is included in Safer Seas Digest 2015 to highlight how the lack of communication from the engineering staff to the vessel’s bridge team and pilots as well as the absence of specific procedures and training for emergency engine operations may lead to incident.

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Bulk carrier allides with grain elevator during docking

NTSB

NTSB investigation of the allision of the bulk carrier Anna Smile with the Louis Dreyfus grain elevator while docking highlights how the lack of communication from the engineering staff to the vessel’s bridge team and pilots as well as the absence of specific procedures and training for emergency engine operations may lead to incident.

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ATSB issues report on two-ship breakaway

breakaway

ATSB has issued the report of its investigation of the breakaway of Grand Pioneer and AAL Fremantle in Fremantle on 17 August 2014. The two ships broke away from their berths when a thunderstorm passed across the Port of Fremantle. A bollard on the wharf holding both ships’ stern lines failed, most likely after Grand Pioneer’s vehicle ramp contacted it. AAL Fremantle contacted a ship at an adjacent berth, and parts of the Fremantle Rail Bridge nearby.

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IMCA: Vessel collides with Floating Dock

IMCA

IMCA has reported an incident in which a multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) made contact with a section of a floating dock and buckled a steel fender and the main deck forward centre of the dock. The incident occurred as the MPSV was being towed by two tugs (one forward, one aft) to a graving dock

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NTSB report on OSV allision with unmanned platform

allision

NTSB has issued the report of its investigation of the allision of the offshore supply vessel Connor Bordelon with the unmanned platform South Timbalier 271A in the Gulf of Mexico on 23 January 2015. The allision caused the pipelines attached to the platform to rupture, releasing natural gas and oil, which ignited.

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