LESSONS FROM RECENT SPATE OF COLLISIONS AT SEA: BACK TO BASICS?



Date : 20-09-2017

A lot has been said and written about the series of collisions at sea particularly concerning the USN ships. The most recent one which raised many questions was in the Malacca Straits where USS John McCain collided with a merchant vessel the Arnic MC resulting in extensive damage to the warship and the loss of ten sailors.The US Navy was compelled to order an operational pause for carrying out a review on all the ships of the Seventh Fleet.

Department: Making Waves





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