It’s normal for container ships to pitch and roll in heavy seas. But the ship’s movements and certain wave conditions can sometimes reinforce one another, causing the ship to roll. MARIN explains how you can recognise and prevent excessive roll. The size of deep sea...
VSTEP has launched the Early Access version of its latest maritime simulator NAUTIS Home. This simulator makes ship simulation available from anywhere. ‘Simulation-based training is essential when it comes to improving the safety, efficiency and sustainability...
The world’s largest cruise ship Wonder of the Seas is also the first ship in the world to feature the new ABB Ability Marine Braking Assistance. Designed for safe and smooth emergency stops, the automatic braking system is the result of collaboration between the...
Effective bridge resource management (BRM) should be a working culture, a safety habit that is embraced and practiced by all navigating officers, says The Nautical Institute. Its latest Mars report provides an example of how not to do it. In it, a VLCC collided with a...
Too many assumptions and too little communication can lead to bad outcomes. That is what The Nautical Institute has to say about an accident in which an offshore supply vessel collided with a Coast Guard buoy tender twice in 45 minutes. The incident is covered in the...
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