Always try to be aware of confirmation bias in your daily work and life, says The Nautical Institute in its latest Mars Report. In this report, crew assumed a tank was empty of hot fuel oil, and got burned when their assumptions turned out to be false. The Nautical...
Assuming another vessel stays clear of yours is not best practice and can have serious consequences. The Nautical Institute describes such a situation in its latest Mars Report in which a bulk carrier collided with a pilot vessel. The Nautical Institute gathers...
In its latest Mars Reports, The Nautical Institute discusses a bulk carrier and tug boat collision in broad daylight. The organisation says it is another example of a vessel operator making an assumption about the intentions of another vessel operator leading to a bad...
On 21 January 2018, the Dutch pilot vessel Pollux and the Panamanian bulk carrier Nord Taurus collided off the coast of Zeeland, the Netherlands. The Dutch Safety Board now concludes the cause of the accident was the confusion caused by the presence of two pilot...
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