Posts tagged Safety

Loss of Ship El Faro – Time Lin...

El Faro Buoy

NL 52 Loss of ship El Faro   Master Mariner. LLM (London) specialist in shipping law The loss of ship El Faro l Faro was a Roll on Roll off ship (a ship designed to carry vehicles or wheel base cargo) built 40 years ago flying USA flag and maintained under the classification rules of […]

Grounding Report Commodore Clipper: E...

Grounding Report Commodore Clipper: ECDIS Alarm Disabled

NL49 in ballast tank of Commodore Clipper, courtesy MAIB. By MarEx 2015-08-09 17:00:10 Grounding of Commodore Clipper The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its investigation into the grounding and flooding of the ro-ro ferry Commodore Clipper in July 2014, citing passage planning problems and ineffective use of ECDIS as contributing factors. The […]

Marine safety investigations & r...

Marine safety investigations & reports

NL49 Collision between Kota Wajar and the yacht Blazing Keel, Moreton Bay, Queensland on 6 July 2014 Investigation number: 311-MO-2014-006 Marine safety investigations: What happened? At about 0419 on 6 July 2014, in clear visibility, the container ship Kota Wajar collided with the yacht Blazing Keel in Moreton Bay. The ship was southbound in the […]

On Risk Management and the Safety Man...

On Risk Management and the Safety Management System

NL 48 Risk management Capt. Richard Teo FNI FCILT MAICD Managing Risks on board ships n recent times, there have been much ado about “Managing Risks” on board ships and the ship- operator industry’s responsibility and accountability. There is a perceptible nervous approach to design, procedures and the processes in risk management. Many operators have purchased software off the […]

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