Safety at Sea

Man falls to death in Port of Los Angeles

2023-01-27

A man has died after falling approximately 50ft onto the deck of a ship. Firefighters were called to the Port of Los Angeles on Wednesday but despite resuscitative measures the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Cargo ship sinks off Japan leaving two dead

2023-01-27

A cargo ship has sunk off Japan in winter winds leaving two dead and a further nine missing. The Japanese coast guard responded to the Jintian’s distress call on Tuesday between Nagasaki and South Korea's Jeju island.

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Cargo ship lists in Genoa

2023-01-20

Port authorities are investigating the cargo handling and ballasting of a general cargo ship after tilting into a pier during loading in Genoa on Tuesday. The Seven S was loading eco-bales when it suddenly tilted first to port before heaving onto its starboard side and coming to rest against the pier.

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