SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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Tag: lessons learned

Unplanned deviation led to grounding

Experience Feedback Just after sunset on a calm evening, a large inbound container ship was approaching the pilot boarding position about a mile NE of the harbour’s breakwater entrance. As the pilot was to transfer from an outbound coastal tanker, ...

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Overloaded windlass motor failed

Corrective and preventative actions A deep draught tanker arrived at a port to discharge her oil cargo and temporarily anchored in the exposed roadstead in order to await her turn. Expecting to berth the following day, the Master paid out ...

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Sudden release of load causes injury

Corrective and preventative actions A crewmember engaged in fabrication work went to the pipe storage rack to select and remove a length of pipe. Having selected the pipe, he grabbed it by the partially projecting end and pulled with all ...

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Foot trapped and injured in windlass gear

Corrective and preventative action In preparation for arrival in port, two seamen were assigned to bring out mooring ropes from the forward rope store and coil them on the forecastle deck. The OS was operating the windlass/mooring winch control lever, ...

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Cargo leaked into ballast tank

When Water Ballast Tank was discharged, an oily sheen was observed on the sea surface A double-hulled oil tanker with segregated ballast tanks (SBT) was standing by off-limits at a loading port in good weather. In accordance with the pre-arrival ...

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Crew Fatality while working Deck Log Cargo

Hong Kong Merchant Shipping Information Note Hong Kong Marine Department issues Merchant Shipping Information Note regarding Crew Fatality while working at Deck Log Cargo as follows: A fatal accident occurred on a Hong Kong registered cargo ship at anchor loading ...

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