When the OOW saw that he was abreast of the red marker, he moved the autopilot control stick a few ‘clicks’ to port. The AIS signals show that the vessel’s course changed by 6° to port during the final 31 seconds before the grounding.
Staff on an up-bound tanker in a river waterway decided to anchor the vessel just below the lock to wait for traffic ahead to clear. While it was anchoring the vessel lost propulsion.
A small coastal trader was underway in darkness and calm seas at a speed of almost 8kt. There was a change of officers on the bridge. At the time, the vessel was on autopilot ‘track mode’ steering.
A small multi-purpose vessel crewed by a Master, an officer, and two ratings was up-bound in a river system. The OOW tried to make a course alteration to starboard and noticed that the rudder was not responding normally.
The crew was tasked with removing an air compressor motor from its enclosing cabinet. The motor was being lifted, it became stuck. As one of the crew members attempted to remove it, the motor released itself and swung out.
A passenger ship was inbound in daylight and fair visibility. The Master gave the pilot a briefing regarding the ship’s maneuvering characteristics and soon after the pilot realized that the ship was proceeding dangerously close to a known rock shoal.