Accident Report: CPP Gets Heat For Lock Bop

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Sep 142009
 

imageA fault in an ageing CPP servo  unit control board may have led to a 1992-built 3,206 dwt oil and chemical tanker making sudden and uncontrolled sternway and contacting with a lock gate in Antwerp. The unit, which was below the engine room bottom plates  next to the propeller shaft, showed signs of heat damage. Continue reading »