March 2024 marine incident report and monthly safety lesson

Tuesday 30 April 2024
There were 105 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in March.
Incident report March 2024: 105 incidents reported, 23 serious, 1 very serious

March 2024 incident report 

A crew member sustained a back injury while loading cargo, and a vessel sank after striking an underwater object. These are some of the occurrences included in the latest incident report.  

During March 2024, there were 105 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels. Of these, 23 were serious and one was very serious. 

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Monthly safety lesson

Explosion: Lithium-ion battery system involved in thermal runaway event onboard a domestic commercial vessel

The importance of ensuring lithium-ion batteries are appropriately installed and charged is the focus in this month’s safety lesson report. 

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