There has been an accident on Maersk Ship- Laura Maersk, in which a crew member has suffered serious burn injury and was air lifted by the US Coast Guard for urgent medical assistance. Vessel suffered explosion somewhere on 4th June and disabled the ship completely. As per the news we have got, the explosion happened on the turbocharger of the main engine. Further details are waiting in this matter as what actually happened and how the crew member sustained such injuries. Ship was sailing near North Atlantic, SE of Newark, USA. Crew member was transferred to the Hospital in Norfolk for further treatment. Ship was supposed to reach Algeciras on 5th June. Since the distance was long to travel to ship, helicopter had to refuel again on a US Navy Destroyer Ship.
The shipping giant, AP Moller Maersk, which is keen on becoming carbon neutral, is expanding its investment in the same to cut down the emissions. As per the reports, company will be putting Air Lubrication System on one of its ship. If you hear the industry experts, this system tends to give around 10% reduction […]
Crew member who died of corona virus on a cruise ship, his family has sued the cruise line for negligence towards treatment and late tests. Crew member who died of Covid-19 Infection was working on Royal Caribbean Cruises- Symphony of the Seas Cruise Ship. He was 27 year old and was in the housekeeping department. […]
As corona virus spreads all across the world, it has not spared the shipping industry as well. News coming that the captain of an Italian tanker vessel FT QUARTO was found to be ill and later was tested positive for the Corona virus. Later chief officer also complained of some symptoms related to flue and […]