Collisions, groundings and near misses(eBook)

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February 2006

Collisions, groundings and near misses(eBook)

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These notes are abridged from a technical paper that was prepared for the Tanker Safety Forum in Singapore 2006 (4pp).

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One third of all collisions, groundings and near misses in the last ten years have involved an officer alone on the bridge and suffering from fatigue. This paper covers the root causes of the highest percentage of Collisions & Groundings, namely: Non adherence to Collision Regs, Non compliance with Company Navigation Procedures, Passage planning, Navigating with a Pilot on board, Navigating in restricted areas, Navigating in restricted visibility, Navigating entering & leaving Ports, Requirements for / availability of / use of helmsman, Failure in Procedure & control during the changeover from auto pilot to hand steering, When using auto pilot in restricted water or with a Pilot on board.

Title: Collisions, groundings and near misses(eBook)
Product Code: 4430F010
Published Date: February 2006

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