Topic: Maritime accidents

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

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