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marine safety

Lack of Continuous Monitoring an Issue in Shipyard Fire

A 2020 shipyard fire aboard the Iron Maiden was able to start and spread without notice because no one was continually monitoring the vessel while fire detectors were shut off during repairs, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report issued May 4. Keep Reading

Maintenance Error Leads to $2.2M Marine Accident

The incorrect installation of a single set screw led to the loss of propulsion control on the Canadian-flagged, 736-foot-long Atlantic Huron, causing the ship to strike a pier at 6.8 knots, the National Transportation Safety Board said. Keep Reading

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