Inability to keep a proper visual lookout and ineffective use of electronic aids by the ship’s OOW lead to collision of two vessels. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
Unprofessional attitude of the OOW and lack of proper communication leads to near miss situation at the sea. Read inside the article to know more.
Improper use of ECDIS and lack of knowledge leads to grounding of a tanker ship. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
The captain of a wind farm service vessel was navigating in bad weather with the radar in standby mode. As he attempted to navigate, the vessel struck a turbine tower at approximately 12 knots, resulting in minor injuries to some of the crew and considerable damage to the vessel.
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.