Tag Archives: Emergency

Rare footage! A long way up – Lifeboat Recovery aboard OOCL Hong Kong; 14 June 2019

Rare footage of a routine job aboard an Ultra Large Container Ship, OOCL Hong Kong as she recovers a lifeboat after test launching, engine and systems test, while the ship…

At sea aboard an ERRV, February 2015

Aboard an Emergency Response and Rescue vessel in the chilly month of February, 2015, in the far northern part of the North Sea:

Hay cargo burns in Turkey

A fire broke out aboard of the Togo-flagged Retaj while the vessel was docked in Iskenderun, Turkey Retaj (IMO 7711919 and MMSI 671233000) was built in 1978. The deadweight of…

From the bridge: entering Aberdeen Harbour at Night

ERRV (Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel) entering Aberdeen Harbour at Night. Just before getting getting to our birth, we lost power to the for’d thruster.The skill of the master still…

A month at sea, Christmas & New Year Special 2014

Join the Captain and crew at sea from a month of ERRV duty – aboard their Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel, standing by rigs in the Northern North Sea. It…

What did you do at Christmas, Daddy?

All over the world on Christmas Day, seamen were working as usual, away from family, friends and their communities at home . . filmed aboard an ERRV Emergency Response and…