SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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Accidents

ECDIS safeguards ignored at Muros grounding

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In the early hours of 3 December 2016, the bulk carrier Muros ran aground on Haisborough Sand, 8 miles off the Norfolk coast and the master’s attempts to manoeuvre the vessel clear were unsuccessful due to a falling tide. The vessel was following a passage plan shown on its ECDIS.

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UK MCA: Communications equipment vital for safety

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UK Coastguard received a call about a man reporting to be lost at sea and to have lost power and radio communications. On the occasion, UK Coastguard advises how essential it is to have the correct and most suitable communications equipment when setting out to sea, especially in extreme weather conditions.

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Girl dies after fall onboard Carnival cruise ship

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The child fell from an interior atrium onto the lower deck of a Carnival cruise ship, during passengers' disembarkation at Miami port, on morning hours of Saturday. The girl was transferred to the ship's medical center to receive emergency care and then, she was taken to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries,

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Ten missing after cargo ship sinks off Philippines

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Ten people are missing after the bulk carrier Emerald Star sank off the northeast coast of Philippines, in the early hours of Friday. Local authorities deployed patrol boats and aircraft to search the missing crew, however, search and rescue operations were hampered due to the typhoon Odette.

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Lessons learned from fall in cargo hold

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The UK P&I Club refers to an incident onboard in which a crew member fell down to the tank top, sustaining serious injuries. The Club highlights lessons learned and draws operators’ attention to performing work aloft at sea properly supervised and risk assessed.

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