The captain of a Portuguese-flagged cargo vessel was arrested on Wednesday by the Greek authorities, due to its collision with a Greek navy mine-hunter outside the port of Piraeus.
A Portuguese-flagged cargo ship collided with a Greek navy minesweeper outside the port of Piraeus.
Offshore support ship DAYANG TOPAZ collided with an oil platform in the early hours of October 27 and sank off Kuala Baram, Sarawak, Malaysia Borneo.
This incident witnesses the fact that darkness and/or poor visibility change everything. It was a dark and clear night and it was possible for both vessels to see each other, both visually and on RADAR. Still, a number of factors have contributed to the collision between the two vessels.
Turkey registered bulk carrier Gülnak collided at a speed of 6.7 knots with Panama registered bulk carrier Cape Mathilde, which was moored alongside the Redcar bulk terminal, Teesport, England.
The Coast Guard is searching for two fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride that capsized after a collision near the Galveston jetties in Galveston, Texas, Tuesday.
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.
Poor judgment and less than adequate communications, as well as an almost total lack of situational awareness on the part of the OOW leads to collision.
A ro-ro passenger ferry departed berth and made a securité broadcast on VHF radio. Once underway and in the midst of a turn at about 15 knots, an inbound fishing vessel was observed. The bridge team on the ferry deemed the fishing vessel to be on the wrong side of the fairway. Find out what happened next inside the article.