Tag Archives: accidents

Damage control is an aspect that determines the success of a maritime operation; where a professional marine survey is where it all begins where a vessel is looked at in great detail. To understand damage and its consequences as well as how to avoid it one must understand safety first therefore our discussion starts here. […]

September 19th 2014 IMO introduced a new panel to address new LNG/Liquid Natural Gas ships and optimise eco-friendly vessel designs to work better under current situations. As with every new and ambitious innovation, side-effects are present as LNG ships are, arguably more dangerous; with examples ranging from making ships more prone to explosions and being […]

Measurement is a term which talks about precision, calculations and predictions for future initiatives; important aspects of ship-building and many other maritime operations ranging from vessel surveys of all types to designs of new builds altogether. Measurement, like vessel builds undergo regular updates and investigation which leads to new practices and technological innovations done to […]

On August 18th 2014 an engine room fire aboard the Bahamian flagged 485ft chemical tanker not only disabled the vessel but killed a crew member out of the 22. The vessel remained without propulsion 700 miles west Cape Blanco. A ship’s engine room is home to a variety of machines with a single purpose¬†which is […]

http://www.marineinsight.com/marine/marine-news/videos/massive-fire-on-a-pleasure-yacht/ June 24th a 112-foot yacht blazed while being parked in a marina and undergoing repairs for several months; being called a welding accident by witnesses, fire began from the lower deck. Welding accidents, along with damage to vessels, also lead to death of crew so should be addressed from a perspective of crew and […]