Topic: Nautical Institute

Crew member crushed by tween deck pontoon

The Nautical Institute discusses a crew member dying after getting stuck between a pontoon and a bulkhead in a recent Mars Report. According to the Institute, the operation lacked good communication, co-ordination, and control.Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Smart fishing nets are hailing ships by call sign

The Automatic Identification Systems-equipped fishing net problem seems to be increasing exponentially and constitutes ‘an accident waiting to happen’, according to The Nautical Institute. The picture above was taken on a recent trip from Shanghai...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Crew member falls into open manhole

An unattended, open manhole can pose a hazard on board ships and should be dealt with as such. The Nautical Institute gives advice on how to prevent such accidents in a recent Mars Report after...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk