Topic: Maritime accidents

Rain causes negative pressure in cargo tanks

Mooring activities interfered with an inert gas system alarm on board a tanker, causing a negative pressure to develop in the tanks as a result of rain. The Nautical Institute discusses the incident in its...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

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