Man Dies after Falling from Tug near Tranmere Oil Terminal

Tug boat

Man died after falling from a tug into the River Mersey near the Tranmere Oil Terminal.

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Lack of Detailed Pilotage Plan Led to Celtica Hav Grounding

Celtica Hav grounding damage

MAIB: Cargo vessel Celtica Hav grounded on a stone training wall due to a lack of detailed pilotage plan.

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Stena Line Ferry in Near Miss with Royal Navy Submarine

Stena Superfast VII

A Stena Line ferry had a close quarters encounter with a Royal Navy submarine, according to UK MAIB.

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Seatruck Pace Crew Member Dies following Serious Injury

Ferry

MAIB: A crew member of the Ro-Ro cargo ship Seatruck Pace died following a serious injury.

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Wight Sky Passenger Ferry Hit by Fire

Wight Link ferry

M/V Wight Sky RoRO ferry suffered a fire while in berth at Lymington.

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MAIB: Vessel's Weak Safety Culture Led to Fatal Accident

SMN Explorer

Weak safety culture aboard the cargo ship, SMN Explorer, led to a fatal accident in February 2018, MAIB noted.

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Insufficient Anchor Cable Led to River Humber Collision

Damage to Celtic Spirit's port side quarter

MAIB: Vessel dragged anchor and collided with two ships due to insufficient anchor cable and an unprepared crew.

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Miscommunication Led to CMA CGM Centaurus Incident

CMA CGM Centaurus

MAIB: Miscommunication between the bridge team and the pilot led to CMA CGM Centaurus hitting the quay in Jebel Ali.

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Boxship, LPG Tanker Damaged in Collision off Gibraltar

HM Coast Guard

MAIB: Containership ANL Wyong and LPG tanker King Arthur suffered damage in a collision off Gibraltar.

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MAIB: Debris in Ferry's Engine Led to Fire

Wight Sky

Debris in the engine’s oil channels caused engine failure and fire on board the ferry Wight Sky in September 2017.

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MAIB: Cargo Ship Grounded after Bridge Left Unattended

MAIB: Cargo ship Ruyter grounded on the Rathlin Island in October 2017 after its master left the bridge unattended.

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MAIB: Overconfidence Led to Islay Trader Grounding

Islay Trader

MAIB: The general cargo vessel Islay Trader grounded due to lack of planning and overconfidence.

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Ocean Prefect Grounded Due to Pilots' Limited Knowledge

Vessel Ocean Prefect

Pilots' limited local knowledge and the effect of a tidal set led to the groundings of bulker Ocean Prefect in June 2017.

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Fatigue, Conflicting Views Led to Dover Strait Collision

Seafrontier alongside Huayang Endeavour

Fatigue and conflicting views led to a collision between bulk carrier and oil tanker in Dover Strait in July 2017.

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MAIB: Saga Sky Should Have Sought Shelter off Dover

MAIB: Saga Sky, which collided with a rock carrying barge in November 2016, should have sought shelter.

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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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