Topic: Collision

Ship hits wind turbine near Borkum

A ship has sailed into a wind turbine near the German Wadden Island of Borkum. Three crew members were injured, one of whom is in bad shape, according to the German rescue brigade. The vessel Njord...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Ships wedged together after collision

A muted alarm went unnoticed resulting in a ro-ro vessel colliding with an anchored container ship. Neither the officer of the watch nor the bridge personnel on the container ship saw the accident coming. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Vessel Drags Anchor, Hits Two Other Vessels

Anchor watch requires a crew member’s undivided attention. Sea states are always changing and once a ship starts dragging its anchor, dangerous situations can arise rapidly. In a recent Mars Report, a ship dragging its...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk