Thursday, May 20, 2021
mpv everest fire investigation

Australia Issues Preliminary Report on MPV Everest Fire During Antarctic Resupply Mission

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released a preliminary report from its ongoing investigation into last month’s fire on board the MPV Everest during a resupply mission to Antarctica....

May 20, 2021
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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Iron Chieftrain fire

ATSB: Fire on Self-Unloading Bulk Carrier Highlights Inadequate International Fire Safety Standards and Regulations

Investigators with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said a five-day fire on board a self-unloading bulk carrier at the Port of Kembla in 2018 highlights the lack of adequate regulatory...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 3472

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Maritime News

Fatal Ship Elevator Accident Highlights Importance of Safety Management Procedures

The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau is highlighting the importance of applying existing safety management procedures after a containership’s crew member was killed when he became trapped between an elevator cage...

June 4, 2020
Total Views: 90

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Maritime News

Unintentional Release of Freefall Lifeboat – ATSB Final Report

  An improperly reset hook was to blame for the unintentional release of a freefall lifeboat from a bulk carrier in the Indian Ocean in 2014, the Australian Transport Safety...

May 26, 2015
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Maritime News

Seafarers Crushed in Heavy Lift Accident at Port Hedland

Two seafarers were seriously injured this week at Western Australia's Port Hedland after being crushed in an accident aboard a heavy lift ship.

February 25, 2015
Total Views: 122

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Focus of Underwater Search for Missing Flight MH370 Shifts South

By David Fickling (Bloomberg) — Underwater vehicles will search for the missing Malaysian Airline System Bhd.’s Flight 370 further south than previously expected, after analysts revised their views of the...

September 30, 2014
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