Monday, April 23, 2018
Feng Hui Hai bulk carrier

Two Killed in ‘Gas Leak’ Aboard Chinese Bulk Carrier -Reports

Two crew members from a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier have died in what has been reported as a “gas leak” aboard the vessel off India on Sunday. The victims were...

April 23, 2018
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Training Blackboard

Four Deaths A Week – Is Training To Blame?

By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval) Why with all the requirements, regulations, and best practices in place do so many mariners die needlessly each year – under completely preventable circumstances? Take for example...

February 22, 2016
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Three Killed in Confined Space Accident Off Malaysia

  Three people have died and two others were sickened after inhaling toxic gases while working in a confined space of a ship as it sailed off the coast of...

July 14, 2015
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

One Dead, Three Others Injured in Confined Space Accident Aboard Cargo Ship

One person has died and three others are being treated after losing consciousness aboard a cargo ship that had just docked at Denmark’s port of Hanstholm. The four people, reported...

April 29, 2015
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Friday, June 12, 2009

gCaptain Tip – Confined Space Entry with PASS Device

You have a PASS Device for your shipboard fire team..right?? Why not break it out of the gear locker during confined space entries? For those who have never seen one,...

June 12, 2009
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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Cargo Surveys – The Case Of The Benzene Bomber

Photo By The MK Shop With no universal certification of competency, improperly trained cargo surveyors can endanger themselves, the ship and its crew warns the latest podcast from Maritime Accident...

April 7, 2009
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Monday, February 4, 2008

Confined Space Casualties – A Call For Help

Bob Couttie of Maritime Accident Casebook is giving MAIIF a helping hand researching accidents in confined spaces and is looking for your help. He writes: I know there are more...

February 4, 2008
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