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Tag: accident reports

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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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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Communication is vital for safe operations

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In the latest issue of its Safety Digest, UK MAIB presents a collision of a tug with its towing vessel, due to wrong judgement and poor communication. The report provides a description of what happened and important lessons learned to prevent similar accidents in the future.

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UK MAIB issues Safety Digest 2/2017

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The UK MAIB has announced the publication of the second issue for 2017 of its Safety Digest, which includes lessons learned from maritime accidents. This latest edition contains 25 articles, reminding that fires can quite easily start onboard a ship, equally as on shore.

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USCG releases El Faro final report

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USCG official investigation report on El Faro cargo vessel found that the captain underestimated the strength of a hurricane and overestimated the ship's strength on a trip between Florida and Puerto Rico. Also, ship's owner, Tote Maritime Inc., had not replaced a safety officer and had violated regulations regarding crew rest periods and working hours.

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