MAIB: Boxer Missed Opportunity “Regrettable”

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Aug 052009
 
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MSC Napoli aft at Harland & Wolff

Britain’s Maritime Accident Investigation Branch has described as ‘regrettable’ the reluctance of the container industry to tackle what it believes is a ‘widespread fallacy’ that container vessels do not need to reduce speed for heavy weather. The comment is part of the MAIB annual report for 2008 which describes correcting the fallacy as ‘critical’ following the report on the structural failure and subsequent beaching in heavy weather of MSC Napoli in Branscombe Beach on 18 January 2007.

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Now available: MSC Napoli – The Bendy Boxer

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Aug 012009
 

With MSC Napoli no longer on the beach we have re-introduced The Case of the Bendy Boxer Part 1 into the premium library. Part 2 should be available by midday, 1 August.

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