Docking pilot’s actions seen as probable cause in tugboat allision with berth; Partnership aims to develop hydrogen powered ferry for Oslo-Copenhagen

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Docking pilot’s actions seen as probable cause in tugboat allision with berth 

NTSB says the probable cause of a contact that led to $1.47 million of damage to a berth by one of two tugs assisting a bulk carrier was that the docking pilot backing the bulker down river toward the turning basin at a speed at which the assist tugboats could not be effectively used. Full Article

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The Not Too Distant Roar Of The Forties

Day 18 
Leader 1400nms west of the longitude of Cape of Good Hope 

The Not Too Distant
Roar of the Forties 

KEY POINTS:

  • Full Southern Ocean Regime On The Menu, Fast Rides To The Kerguelens
  • Dalin Finally In The Forties
  • Thomson and Ruyant Fully Motivated Despite Repairs
  • Only two skippers left in the Northern Hemisphere
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© Sam Davies / Initiatives-Coeur

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