In a recent Mars Report, a drifting vessel collided with a fishing vessel. In this case, the drifting vessel was the “give-way” vessel under the Colregs (International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea). So, The Nautical Institute warns that...
The shipping industry was one of the first industries to implement comprehensive international safety standards set forth by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Lanier Law has now published the Maritime Safety Guide, which condenses the many rules and...
Collisions between commercial ships and small vessels are unfortunately still a relatively common occurrence. From investigated accidents it follows that a proper and effective lookout and taking early avoiding action in accordance with the Colregs could have...
Damen Shipyards and Sea Machines Robotics will partner to investigate collision avoidance on board of Damen ships. The alliance aims at speeding up the adoption of several navigating technologies to increase autonomy levels on Damen-built vessels. For the past four...
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