A vessel ran aground in shallow waters while berthing. A tug had to be promptly called and with the rising tide the vessel was quickly re-floated and properly berthed.
An inexperienced master and an apparently impatient pilot lead to a near miss accident while berthing a ship. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
Watch this video of a cargo ship colliding with another vessel while berthing as tugs continue to control the ship.
Watch this great video of a roro passenger ferry berthing by performing mediterranean mooring procedure in heavy sea at the Greek Island of Sikinos.
Berthing a ship safely at a port is an art, which is developed through consistent practice, along with adequate knowledge and skills. Find out six golden rules of ship berthing in this infographics