Member Alert

Member Alert

Göteborg: 27 July 2018

Monthly Safety Scenario: Collision in restricted visibility

"A container vessel was approaching the pilot station at full speed which was 17 knots and on a course of 280°. It was in the afternoon there was restricted visibility due to fog...."

The Master could see a target on the radar and started to plot it as vessel B. The master was monitoring the vessel on the radar and started the fog signal as well. When vessel B was about 0.3M away she suddenly altered course to starboard. The Master on A noticed this and ordered hard to starboard and stopped the engine.

Read the full case in the latest MSS Case, provided by our Loss Prevention department. 

Cargo ship in fog

Collision in restricted visibility

For more Loss Prevention information, please contact:

Joakim Enström
Loss Prevention Officer
Tel: +46 31 638 445
Mobile: +46 763 217 666

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