Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Accidents

Tug Crew Member Missing After Falling Overboard During Transfer

A 42-year-old man is missing after failing overboard while transferring from a commercial tug to a barge near Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday. The Coast Guard suspended the...

November 24, 2020
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Friday, May 24, 2019
maersk patras
Maritime News

ITF Urges Canada to Halt Lashing on St. Lawrence River After Man Overboard Fatality

The International Transport Workers Federation is calling on Transport Canada to ban foreign-crew from undertaking lashing work while vessels are underway on the Saint Lawrence River the death of a...

May 24, 2019
Total Views: 11

Monday, May 20, 2019
maersk patras
Maritime News

Maersk Officer Presumed Dead After Falling Overboard on Saint Lawrence River

The second officer of the containership Maersk Patras is missing and presumed dead after falling overboard from the ship in the Sant Lawrence River on Sunday. According to a statement...

May 20, 2019
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
New Zealand yacht rescue
Accidents

Man Overboard Uses Jeans to Survive Hours Lost at Sea

WELLINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) – Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after fashioning them into a make-shift life...

March 12, 2019
Total Views: 30

Monday, August 20, 2018
Interesting

British Woman Survives 10 Hours in Adriatic Sea After Fall from Cruise Ship

A British woman was rescued from the Adriatic Sea on Sunday 10 hours after going overboard from a cruise ship. The woman, a tourist named Kay Longstaff, 46, went overboard...

August 20, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Accidents

Man Rescued After Falling Overboard from Containership Off Port Everglades, Florida

This guy is lucky to be alive… The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a 25-year-old Filipino man from the water about 5 miles east of Port Everglades, Florida on Wednesday after...

June 7, 2018
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Interesting

Missing Captain Found Clinging to Life Buoy Off Spain

The missing captain of a Singapore-flagged car carrier has been found in critical condition but alive after apparently falling overboard from his ship off Spain. Spain’s National Police said witnesses...

May 17, 2017
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Searching for Overboard Passenger from Carnival Cruise Ship Near Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a woman who reportedly fell overboard Wednesday from the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship approximately 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas. Missing is Rina...

September 7, 2016
Total Views: 5

Monday, May 16, 2016
News

Cruise Ship Passenger Safety In Focus After Woman Falls Overboard from Carnival Liberty

Cruise ship passenger safety in once again in focus following a man overboard incident on a Carnival cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico. Samantha Broberg, 33, was reported missing...

May 16, 2016
Total Views: 7

Friday, November 6, 2015
News

Passenger Falls Overboard from Oasis of the Seas in Bahamas

  The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell overboard from Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas Friday morning approximately 80 nautical miles northeast of Mayaguana, Bahamas....

November 6, 2015
Total Views: 15

Monday, August 17, 2015
queen mary 2
Interesting

Search Abandoned After Queen Mary 2 Crew Member Goes Overboard

  A search was launched and later suspended this weekend for a crewmember of Curnard’s Queen Mary 2 cruise liner who fell overboard Saturday off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Canada’s Joint...

August 17, 2015
Total Views: 3

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Seadrill West Hercules
News

Maersk Anchor Handler Rescues Fallen Rig Hand from Seadrill’s West Hercules

A rig worker assigned to the West Hercules, a semi-submersible drilling rig owned by Seadrill and on contract to Statoil, fell overboard this morning which the rig was operating approximately...

May 16, 2015
Total Views: 7

Friday, February 20, 2015
scarabeo 8
Incidents

Offshore Worker Falls into Barents Sea from Drilling Rig

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) reports today a worker fell from the semi-submersible drilling rig Scarabeo 8 into the Barents Sea today. The rig was opearting at the Goliat Field...

February 20, 2015
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
News

Disney Cruise Ship Rescues Royal Caribbean Passenger Who Fell Overboard [VIDEO]

The crew of a Disney cruise ship rescued a Royal Caribbean cruise ship passenger who fell overboard into choppy seas off the coast of Mexico.

January 14, 2015
Total Views: 5

Sunday, January 11, 2015
News

Former Miami Dolphins Player Falls From Boat, Swims 9 Miles to Shore

A ex-Miami Dolphins football player saved himself from certain death by swimming a reported 9 miles to shore after falling overboard from his fishing boat in the Atlantic ocean.

January 11, 2015
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Maritime News

Man Overboard Dies in Frigid Lake Huron

A 55 year-old Polish man has died after falling overboard from a 633-foot bulk carrier into the frigid waters of Lake Huron.

December 9, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, September 5, 2014
News

Cargo Ship Crewmember Goes Missing in UK

A search is underway for a missing crewmember from a Dutch-flagged cargo ship who is believed to have fallen overboard in the River Humber this week.

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Interesting

Shocking Footage Shows Passenger Falling from MSC Cruise Ship

Some shocking video footage has been released on Youtube showing a passenger falling overboard from an MSC cruise ship during a World Cup soccer cruise in Brazil.

June 24, 2014
Total Views: 18

Friday, May 2, 2014
Blog

MAIB Video: Man Overboard – 4 Years Later Lessons Remain the Same

A MAIB film first published in May 2010, now four years later the lessons remain the same.

May 2, 2014
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
News

Video: Overboard Yachtsman Rescued from Pacific Ocean

A crewmember from an around-the-world amateur yacht race is lucky to be alive after spending 90 minutes in the stormy Pacific Ocean after falling overboard. The race organizers said that...

April 2, 2014
Total Views: 4