Slowing the ship and changing course so waves are not breaking over the bow where the crew are working seems an obvious course of action, states The Nautical Institute in its latest Mars Report. Yet, on board a bulk carrier this was not the case. A wave crashing over...
An Indian Coast Guard helicopter has rescued the crew of a sinking cargo ship off the coast of Mumbai. The spectacular operation took place on Thursday, June 17. All sixteen crew members of the Mangalam have been brought to safety. The Indian Coast Guard received a...
The Maersk Eindhoven experienced a loss of engine propulsion for three to four minutes while sailing 45 nautical miles off Northern Japan in heavy seas on February 17, 2021. The company has now revealed that the loss of manoeuvrability caused severe rolling with 260...
Maersk has announced that the Maersk Eindhoven experienced an engine stop in harsh weather near Japan on the 17th February 2021, while en route from Xiamen, China, to Los Angeles, California. As a result, several hundred containers have been lost overboard. All crew...
Once again a large container ship has lost a large number of containers in heavy weather. This time it was the Maersk Essen, which lost some 750 containers in the middle of the North Pacific. Maersk confirmed the incident after four days, but provided few details....
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