Topic: Accident prevention

Fast ferry almost collides with submarine

A submarine’s command team made a number of errors that could have led to a high speed collision with a ferry, the most notable of which was staying at periscope depth instead of deep diving...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Windward door causes crew member injury

Always try and use the doors that are in the lee, protected from the wind. The Nautical Institute gives this advice after a crew member had to be transferred to hospital after being hit in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Ignoring the gangway proves fatal for vessel visitor

The Nautical Institute warns that embarkation/disembarkation needs to controlled rigorously after a recent incident in which someone fell into the water between ship and quay and subsequently drowned. The incident is discussed in a recent...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk