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After completing a survey of a barge and analysing the causes and nature of the damages alongside estimating the possible costs of repairs; it is beneficial to discuss barge stability as well as proper procedure following the damage circumstances. According to Towmasters, (2009) there exist 3 common collision scenarios for barge damage where the vessel […]

On August 18th 2014 an engine room fire aboard the Bahamian flagged 485ft chemical tanker not only disabled the vessel but killed a crew member out of the 22. The vessel remained without propulsion 700 miles west Cape Blanco. A ship’s engine room is home to a variety of machines with a single purpose¬†which is […]