Performing other tasks than navigation during the watch, fatigue and alcohol all contributed to a car carrier grounding. To top it off, the Bridge Navigation Watch Alarm System was not functioning. The result: a total constructive loss that could easily have been...
If a crew member smells alcohol on the breath of a relieving officer, the watch should not be handed over. Many crew members are afraid to voice their concerns, however, especially when a higher ranking officer is concerned. A recent Mars Report describes a grounding...
Danish shipping company Maersk sees most potential for decarbonising its fleet by using alcohol, biomethane, and ammonia as a marine fuel, even though this will drive operating costs. This follows from a study the company undertook together with classification society...
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