Liquefaction Continues To Be THE Deadliest Risk For Bulk Ships

Dry bulk shipowners association INTERCARGO is calling on industry partners to do more to ensure the safety of crews as improperly loaded cargo continues to cause loss of life in the sector.

Despite high levels of awareness from shipowners themselves of the dangers of improperly loaded cargo, the report shows that cargo liquefaction continues to be the greatest contributor to loss of life in the bulk sector. In fact, in the last ten years the lives of 70 seafarers were lost as a result of five bulk carrier casualties, including four carrying nickel ore and one carrying bauxite.

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