Topic: Maritime-accidents

Celtic Hav

Vessel Grounds Due to Fuzzy Pilotage Plan

When the pilot boards, the exchange of information should be comprehensive resulting in a detailed pilotage plan. Lacking such a plan was found to be the main reason for general cargo vessel Celtica Hav grounding...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Incorrect Helm Application Goes Unnoticed

During pilotage, incorrect helm application or incorrect helm order are two errors that are easily made. In a recent Mars Report, a bulk carrier suffered water ingress after such an error. A transcript of what happened: A...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk