The Nautical Institute warns once again of the dangers of entering an enclosed space after a close call on board a bulk carrier. Although there were no casualties, mistakes were made that could have easily resulted in a worse outcome. The Nautical Institute gathers...
Every year, crew members die as a result of entering an enclosed space with less than adequate oxygen levels. In its latest Mars Report, The Nautical Institute describes another such a sad incident. The institute’s advice on prevention: training and awareness....
Testing for oxygen content alone is not enough to allow safe entry into confined spaces. The Nautical Institute issues this warning in its latest Mars Report in which a crew member died in an enclosed space. He died as a result of the presence of toxic hydrogen...
Some spaces, although not officially an enclosed space, can still act as one. In a recent Mars Report, a crew member died after entering a bow thruster compartment alone. The Nautical Institute stresses rescue operations should always be conducted with breathing...
A drone has successfully inspected a 19.4-metre high oil tank on board the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) Petrojarl Varg as part of a test project. The video shot by the drone was interpreted in real-time by an algorithm to detect cracks in...
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