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.
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