Category: Case Study

The Arabian Sea

Recent Surge in Maritime Attacks by Pirates in the Arabian Sea

Introduction The Arabian Sea, a vital maritime route connecting the Indian Ocean to the Persian Gulf, has recently witnessed a […]

Improper mooring led to Chief Mate's Death: Case Study

UK MAIB – Improper Mooring Arrangement Led to Chief Mate’s Death

The UK MAIB has published a report on the death of a chief officer who was struck in the head by a tensioned mooring line aboard a bulker in 2021, finding that a short-handed operation and an unfamiliarity with the mooring arrangement contributed to his death.

Explosion Caused by Fumiagtion: Case Study

Explosion Caused By Fumigation – Case Study

The hatch covers had shifted somewhat, and blue-grey smoke could be seen pouring from beneath the edges, according to the crew. A third explosion occurred about an hour later in a second hold, and a fourth occurred a few minutes afterward. Shortly later, explosions erupted in the other holds.

Misdeclared Container caused Fire: Case Study

Misdeclared container caused fire – Case study

In its recently issued Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish P&I Club focuses on a case where a containership suffered fire due to misdeclared cargo. Read the case study to find out the cause of the incident and the lessons for the maritime industry.

Lithium-ion Batteries Causing Fire on Ship

Lithium-Ion Batteries causing fire on ships? – Höegh Xiamen Case Study

Failure to disconnect vehicle batteries caused fire on board and led to a loss of $40 million dollars: Said NTSB in a recent report published from its investigation into the June 2020 car carrier fire in Jacksonville, Florida.

Candle Caused loss of 6.78 Million on Superyacht: Case Study

How a Candle caused loss of $6.78M Superyacht in Miami – Case study

According to the NTSB investigation, the 2019 loss of the superyacht Andiamo in Miami was caused by unattended candles, a malfunctioning fire alarm, and too much firefighting water.