The new guidelines are based on the International Maritime Organization Guidelines on Fatigue (MSC.1/Circ. 1598.) and are aimed at regulated Australian and foreign-flagged vessels.
The body of ship’s bosun was recovered after five days of accident, which occurred when he was securing the port lifeboat for sea. Find out more about the unfortunate accident inside the article.
The ship’s mate went ashore and consumed ‘four to five pints of beer’ before returning to the vessel. He had few hours of sleep before taking over the watch. After sometime the vessel grounded. Read inside the article to find out more.