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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Who's at fault when ships collide?: USS John McCain guided-missile destroyer collision with Alnic MC

USS John McCain destroyer: Who's at fault when ships collide?

"...A collision between US Navy warship USS John McCain and oil tanker Alnic MC, that left 10 sailors missing in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca, begs the question: whose job is it to stop ships crashing into each other? The rules for ships at sea are known as the COLREGS or the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea..."

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