Free Article - On the outside looking in
A Maritime English lecturer goes to sea- As a lecturer in Maritime English, I had the extraordinary opportunity to sail for nearly two weeks on board the product tanker M/T Thun London in August 2023.
202346 - Scrap metal fire extinguished but vessel sunk
A general cargo vessel was loading scrap metal into both the forward and aft cargo holds. A loader was lowered into the aft cargo hold to smooth the heap of scrap metal in certain areas. At one point, the operator of the loader saw a small amount of white smoke rising from within the scrap heap in the port aft section of the hold. He immediately raised the alarm.
202347 - Docking Knock
A passenger ship was on a berthing approach to a dock. The Master took the con about 0.5nm from the pier, with the ship making about 7 knots.
Seaways October 2023
One really important feature of global maritime events such as London International Shipping Week is the opportunity to engage at multiple levels with a range of key stakeholders across a broad spectrum of key subjects.