Shipping a Moving Target for Cyber Threats

Lars Lange, IUMI Secretary-General, speaks of numerous challenges related to cyber risk insurance

MAIB: Alcohol May Have Led to PLA Pilot's Fatal Fall

Alcohol consumption is likely to have contributed to an accident during cargo vessel boarding in October 2016, ...

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MAIB: Ferry Hebrides Grounded Due to Mechanical Failure

The ro-ro passenger ferry Hebrides ran aground due to a mechanical failure which resulted from a loose screw, the ...

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Transocean Winner Tow Had No Storm Contingency Plan

Poor condition of the tow line, inclement weather and the lack of storm contingency plan led to the grounding of ...

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Domingue's Fatal Sinking Partly Due to Inexperienced Crew

The inexperience of the crew of the Domingue tug that sank while assisting the container ship CMA CGM Simba in the ...

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MAIB: Car Carrier, Ferry Collided due to 'Motion Illusion'

The distortion of the pilot’s spatial awareness due to ‘relative motion illusion’ aboard the ...

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MAIB: Improper Lookout Led to Collision off Scotland

The cargo ship Daroja and the bunker barge Erin Wood collided some two miles east of Peterhead, Scotland in August ...

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MAIB Kicks Off Investigation of Saga Sky Collision

Following a collision between the forest product carrier Saga Sky and the anchored stone carrying barge Stema Barge ...

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MAIB: Number of Ship Accidents Drops in 2015

The number of accidents reported to the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) dropped to 1,057 ...

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MAIB: Cemfjord Sinking Could Have Been Avoided

Cyprus registered cement carrier, which capsized on January 2, 2015 in violent sea conditions, was a “fatal ...

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MAIB: Inadequate Stability Led to Höegh Osaka's Listing

Singapore-flagged car carrier Höegh Osaka started listing and subsequently grounded at the entrance to Southampton, ...

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Poor Judgement Led to Collision in Jebel Ali, Report Says

A number of safety measures were disregarded resulting in a collision on February 11, 2015, between the UK ...

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Response to Saphire Princess Drowning Incident Was Delayed

The lack of dedicated pool attendants potentially delayed the response to the drowning incident from 2014 on board ...

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Insufficient Passage Planning Grounded Commodore Clipper

Insufficient passage planning for the voyage led to the grounding of the Bahamas registered ro-ro passenger ferry ...

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Barge Puts Stena Nordica out of Action

Barge Puts Stena Nordica out of Action

Stena Line has cancelled a number of ferry services between Holyhead, Wales, and Dublin, Ireland, after Stena ...

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Update 3: Hoegh Osaka Set for Towage

Update 2 Hoegh Osaka to Be Uprighted This Afternoon

Salvage crews have managed to move the grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka to the almost upright position, with the ...

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Tanker’s Faulty CPP System Led to Collision

Tanker's Faulty CPP System Caused Heavy Contact

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has determined that a slow-responding CPP System had led to ...

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Navigator Scorpio’s Grounding Caused by Distraction

The grounding of the Liberia registered liquefied gas carrier, Navigator Scorpio, from January 2014, was caused ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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MAIB: Inadequate Use of ECDIS Causing More Accidents

The  grounding of the chemical tanker Ovit on the Varne Bank in the Dover Strait on 18 September 2013 was caused by ...

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MAIB Report Shows UK Marine Accidents in Decline

In 2013, a total of 1,332 accidents (Casualties and Incidents) was reported to the UK’s Marine Accident ...

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