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Maersk ship goes adrift due to engine fire

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A Maersk-operated container ship went adrift off Aleutian Islands, Alaska, on Friday night, after she reportedly suffered fire in the engine room. On Saturday morning, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation announced that the vessel was escorted to land safe.

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Evergreen vessel rescues crew from burning fishing boat

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The officers and crew of Evergreen Line’s containership EVER DIADEM joined forces with another ship to rescue thirty seafarers forced to abandon their burning fishing vessel, off the coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, on 9 July. While en route from Singapore to Durban, EVER DIADEM’s crew found the distressed seafarers drifting in two lifeboats.

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Insufficient maintenance leads to fire on board cruise ship

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The US NTSB issued an accident report, regarding a fire on board Carnival Liberty cruise ship, on September 2015, in the US Port of Charlotte Amalie, that resulted in damages of USD 1.725 million to the vessel. The report provides findings of the investigation and safety recommendations, to prevent similar incidents in the future.

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UK MAIB: Care must be taken to avoid waxing in fuel tanks

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UK MAIB highlights that if signs of waxing in fuel tanks and fuel systems are evident, actions must be taken immediately. A build-up of waxy deposits in boiler burner’s fuel supply filter was one of the likely causes of the flame failure onboard Manhattan Bridge containership resulting in one fatality and one serious injury in early 2017.

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Engine failure leads to fire on board towing vessel

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NTSB issued an accident report, concerning a fire in the engine room on board the uninspected towing vessel Jaxon Aaron, while it was pushing a flotilla of 16 barges upbound on the Lower Mississippi River, Tennessee. The fire spread from the engine room into the accommodation area and wheelhouse, causing an estimated $10.2 million in damage to the interior spaces.

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How to prevent fuel spray fire onboard

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The United States Coast Guard issued a safety alert, in order to inform about a fuel spray fire onboard a commercial vessel. These types of incidents, involving fuel leakages contacting hot surfaces and igniting, happen too frequently and have been a focus of various marine safety organizations, such as the IMO, for many years.

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Crewmembers trapped after fire breaks out on cruise ship

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The Bahamas Maritime Authority issued the investigation report into the forward engine room fire which occurred on the 22nd October 2015 onboard Royal Caribbean cruise ship 'Splendour of the Seas'. A total of 12 crewmembers were trapped in three workshops on deck 0 in the forward engine room during the course of the incident.

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