Monday, March 19, 2018

Deja Vu All Over Again

By Captain George Livingstone – Some of you may recall another phrase, “Call me Cassandra”.  The term, originating in Greek mythology is used when valid warnings or concerns are either...

March 19, 2018
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Monday, March 21, 2016

Shipping Disasters Continued Decade-Long Decline in 2015, Report Shows

Despite what you may think from reading the news, the number of total losses and casualties in shipping each continued the decade-long downward trend in 2015, with 85 reported total loss...

March 21, 2016
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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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Monday, May 4, 2015

Disaster Statistics – Ship Losses Reach 10 Year Low

Martime disasters including high profile incidents – such as the Costa Concordia disaster, Sewol ferry sinking and Norman Atlantic ferry fire – have made banner headlines in recent years but,...

May 4, 2015
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Sunday, March 22, 2015
ship line handling incident

Pickup Truck Hauled into Baltimore Harbor During Freak Mooring Incident

On Saturday night, a miscommunication between line handlers aboard the containership MSC Ilona and those at terminal 4 in the Port of Baltimore resulted in a pickup truck getting pulled...

March 22, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
transocean barents rig

Roughneck Injured Aboard Transocean Barents Drilling Rig

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has launched an investigation into an incident on board the Transocean Barents semi-submersible drilling rig on 4 March when they say a roughneck suffered crush injuries....

March 4, 2015
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