Topic: Grounding

Quick action helps avoid vessel grounding

Quick and effective action in an urgent situation is often possible when the crew are thoroughly familiar with their ship. This was the lesson learned from a recent Mars Report in which a crew managed...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

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