In The Nautical Instute’s latest Mars Report, a bulk carrier hit its berth. In this case, the berthing plan did not account for wind and current conditions, which left little time for the crew to take effective corrective action. The Nautical Institute gathers...
A fire has erupted on board the bulk carrier Silver Lady at the port of Dordrecht, the Netherlands. The fire started while loading scrap metal. The fire is raging both on the quay and on the ship. The fire erupted in the evening of Friday, 2 June. The fire brigade was...
As a give way vessel, you need to take ‘early and substantial action’ says The Nautical Institute in its latest Mars Report. This report shows just how badly things can go wrong when action isn’t taken: A collision between a tanker and bulk carrier...
Car carrier Apollon Leader is the first of its kind to join the Green Award programme. Also, the ship’s owner, Japanese Mitsubishi Ore Transport, was recently certified, together with its bulk carrier Santa Isabel. Car Carrier Apollon Leader, built in 2008 and flying...
The WHISPER project has been granted EUR 9.2 million in funding from Horizon Europe. Goal is to develop a fully modular retrofit solution, comprising a wind-solar hybrid power system and a tilting wingsail system to provide wind-assisted propulsion. WHISPER is a...
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