Topic: Collision

Assumptions lead to ships colliding

Every time you assume an action will be taken by another party without verifying directly with them, the door to a potential accident is opened, says The Nautical Institute. A recent Mars Report illustrates the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

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