Inaccurate cargo weights caused Osaka accident – MAIB

Inaccurate cargo weight information were the main factor in the listing and grounding of the Hoegh Osaka pure car and truck carrier, said a Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) report published on 17 March. The report into the accident, which occurred on 3 January 2015, said that while a loading computer is an effective and useful tool for the safe running of a ship, “its output can only be as accurate ... [+]

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