There have been reports of mooring ropes containing pieces of metal and tags entwined within the yarns. In its latest Mars Report, The Nautical Institute warns of the hazards of such ropes in its latest Mars Report and urges crew to inspect berthing lines at every...
Fresh crabbing simulations from Foreship suggest that it takes more than machine learning to perfect the art of docking and undocking. However, new computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis can optimise ship equipment specifications, safety and operational...
The Nautical Institute discusses another fatal mooring accident in its latest Mars Report. In this case, a lack of communication and a cluttered deck led to a stern line getting caught in the propeller, which then snapped and hit a crew member. The Nautical Institute...
Mooring mishaps abound in the maritime industry and the consequences are serious. In its latest Mars Report, The Nautical Institute once again stresses the dangers of working with mooring lines, despite that the incident discussed “only” resulted in...
Setting predetermined weather limits to stop cargo ops and/or vacate the berth is a sensible risk reduction measure, according to The Nautical Institute. In a recent Mars Report, a tanker did not adhere to these limits causing the vessel to become adrift. The Nautical...
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