Article USCG: Ever Forward pilot was distracted before grounding

published today

On March 13, 2022, at approximately 1812 Eastern Standard Time (EST), the Hong Kong flagged containership EVER FORWARD departed Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore,

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Opinion Accidents: Prevent or react

by Steven Detre (Saab Technology) - published on 25 November 2022

Port operations, whether these are being performed on water or on land, are often not without risk. Pilots boarding a ship while sailing, navigating through narrow passages, collision avoidance with other smaller or larger vessels, discharging and moving cargo on land, walking between container handling equipment and trucks…

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Article Recovery of Persons in Water (PIW) Guide to Good Practice for Small Vessels

published on 22 November 2022

The British Tugowners Association are pleased to release to industry is latest guidance release, Recovery of Persons in Water (PIW) Guide to Good Practice for Small Vessels.

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Article NTSB Determines Cause of Collision between Liquefied Petroleum Gas Carrier and Tug

published on 11 November 2022

​A state licensed pilot from the Sabine Pilots took navigational control of the Gas Ares as it was heading to a loading dock on the Neches River.

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Article Pilot fell into water in Keelung Port, Taiwan. Ship’s responsible.

published on 7 November 2022

Pilot ladder broke when pilot was boarding general cargo ship CREST CRANE at night Nov 5 at Keelung Port, Taiwan, to take the ship out.

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Article Man dies after falling from pilot boat (Canada)

published on 28 September 2022

The RCMP are investigating the death of a man who went overboard outside St. John's harbour from a pilot boat early Tuesday morning.

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Article Skipper and pilot died in pilot boat collision, Kobe

published on 27 September 2022

Pilot boat with 5 people on board collided with breakwater at Kobe Port, Japan, at around 0300 Tokyo time Sep 4. 52-year old skipper of the boat, and 71-year old pilot, died in the collision, 3 crew were seriously injured.

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Article NTSB Reports on Collision between Baxter Southern Tow and BNSF Coal Train

published on 19 September 2022

The National Transportation Board said Thursday that a Mississippi River towing vessel’s pilot and its captain pushed its tow up against a riverbank too close to a railroad track, leading to a collision and train derailment near Galland, Iowa.

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Article Swedish Club: Pilot ladder in poor condition

published on 3 August 2022

In it´s August 2022 monthly safety scenario, the Swedish Club describes an accident where a pilot had fallen into the water, after one of the side ropes of the ladder broke.

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