Topic: Is_tag

Unacceptable Practices Lead to Grounding

Performing other tasks than navigation during the watch, fatigue and alcohol all contributed to a car carrier grounding. To top it off, the Bridge Navigation Watch Alarm System was not functioning. The result: a total...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Dock Fenders Rendered Ineffective by Low Tide

Water level variations can affect how certain port structures interact with vessels. In a recent Mars Report, a vessel’s fender was forced under the fender post due to low water levels. It caused the vessel...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk