MSC Crew Rescues Passenger After Jumping Off Cruise Ship

Monday June 17th – An MSC Cruises crew member rescued a 43 year old Irish woman after she went overboard from the cruise ship MSC Seaview whilst  vessel  docked at the port of Genoa, Italy It appears that the women jumped from the deck of the ship into the sea around 10pm after a fight … More MSC Crew Rescues Passenger After Jumping Off Cruise Ship

Abandoned Bicycles Growing Concern For Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries

Bicycles left on Washington State Ferries significantly impact ferry and Coast Guard operations. When a passenger leaves their bicycle on a ferry, it’s the duty of Coast Guard and ferry personnel to treat it as a potential distress situation until the bicyclist can be confirmed safe. A team of more than a dozen Coast Guard … More Abandoned Bicycles Growing Concern For Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries

Police to Investigate Marine Incident of Woman Overboard Cruise Ship

Official Press Release “The Queensland Police Service will conduct investigations on behalf of the Coroner after receiving a report of a 47-year-old woman missing overboard in waters outside of Australia.” “The report was received on April 12.” “Initial investigations indicate the Brisbane woman had gone overboard sometime on April 12, 150 nautical miles from New … More Police to Investigate Marine Incident of Woman Overboard Cruise Ship

Search Called Off for Woman Who Fell From P&O Cruise Ship “Pacific Dawn”

“Extremely difficult decision” –  Cruise ship captain announces search for passenger called off. The captain of P&O cruise ship Pacific Dawn has made the sad announcement that one of its passengers, a woman, hasn’t been found and the ship is heading back to Brisbane. The woman, believed to have been on a seven-day holiday with her husband and … More Search Called Off for Woman Who Fell From P&O Cruise Ship “Pacific Dawn”

UK MAIB Issue Safety Bulletin Following Fatal Man Overboard From Sailing Yacht

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has today issued a safety bulletin to highlight an urgent safety lesson that has arisen following a fatal man overboard from the sailing yacht CV30 in the Indian Ocean on 18 November 2017. Use of safety harness tethers on sailing yachts MAIB SAFETY BULLETIN 1/2018 BACKGROUND The sailing yacht CV30 … More UK MAIB Issue Safety Bulletin Following Fatal Man Overboard From Sailing Yacht

US Navy Suspends Search for Presumed Overboard Sailor

After more than three days of continuous search efforts, the U.S. Navy suspended operations to locate a Sailor assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) at 4 p.m. Japan Standard Time Aug. 4.  Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and People’s Liberation Army (Navy) also participated in the search, demonstrating the common … More US Navy Suspends Search for Presumed Overboard Sailor

MARSS Present MOBtronic™ at Seatrade Cruise Global

Speaking on the panel of the Safety & Security Symposium at Seatrade, Rob Balloch presented MOBtronic, the first commercially available and automatic man-overboard (MOB) detection, classification, and rescue support system. The MOBtronic man-overboard system operates autonomously, instantly detecting and classifying a human falling overboard a vessel or structure. Multiple sensor stations are mounted around the vessel or structure at … More MARSS Present MOBtronic™ at Seatrade Cruise Global