offshore wind

Vessel hits wind turbine as master takes unnecessary risk

The German Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation published its report on the offshore supply vessels Vos Stone, which hit a wind turbine under construction. Both the ship and the turbine were damaged, while three people sustained minor injuries. BSU said that the master took an unnecessary risk in testing the ship’s emergency control system.

Ship collides with wind farm due to Master’s poor judgement

As IMCA informs a vessel collided with the working platform on a wind turbine Transition Piece. The incident happened during inclement weather conditions. When the vessel turned to independent joystick control, it was left without drive 120m from the Transition Piece.

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