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Ignition of Hydrogen Gas Led to Explosions aboard Bulker

The ignition of hydrogen gas released from the cargo caused two explosions on board Nortrader in January 2017.

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Poor Stevedoring Practices Led to Fatal Bulker Accident

Poor stevedoring practices probably contributed to an accident, which took the life of one seafarer, after an ...

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MAIB: Ever Smart Loses 42 Boxes off Japan

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Board (MAIB) has launched an investigation into the loss of over 40 containers ...

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CMA CGM Boxship Grounded due to Improper Pilotage Plan

The 18,000 TEU containership CMA CGM Vasco De Gama ran aground in August 2016 as it was too far north of the ...

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Muros Grounded Due to Lack of Danger Warnings

Spain-flagged bulk carrier Muros, which grounded off Norfolk in December 2016, ran into trouble following a change ...

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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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