SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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Accidents

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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Pilot ladder magnets dangerously adrift

ladder

The Nautical Institute has recently issue Mars Report to provide lessons learned from an incident in which pilot ladder magnets broke free and recommend to closely supervise the rigging of pilot ladders to ensure that SOLAS requirements are met in relation to the shipping/landing of pilots.

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NTSB issues Safer Seas Digest 2015

The NTSB has published its Safer Seas Digest 2015 including lessons learned from 29 major marine casualty investigations investigated by the agency during the year. NTSB has determined the probable cause of the accidents and issued safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents.

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Mysterious container found on beach

The US Coast Guard said that a mysterious small metal container, about the size of a deck of cards, was found on the beach at Poplar, Wisconsin. The container had what appeared to be radioactive markings. However, following investigation , it was determined that there was no emission of radioactivity.

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