HM Coastguard stresses need of kill cords for boating safety

The UK Coast Guard has issued kill cord safety advice, after two men were thrown from their speedboat in the afternoon hours of 12 July. The kill cord, as the name suggests, is designed to ‘kill’ a boat engine, in case the driver goes overboard. 

US navy pauses operations after warships collisions

The US navy decided an operational pause of it fleet around the world, to review navigational safety issues, after the collision of the US warship John S McCain that resulted in ten missing and five injured sailors.

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