Low sulphur ships may suffer power loss, warns insurer

Vessels that use lower sulphur fuel often suffer sudden loss of power, according to the UK P&I Club. The insurance club said that main engine failures or electrical blackouts now amount to 7% of its third party claims, with some running into millions of dollars. Out-of-control ships have badly damaged berths, locks, bridges, and cranes, as well as other ships. The Club adds that there is some evidence that compliance  low ... [+]

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