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Old 11 February 2015, 08:40   #111
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Just seen her 'parked up' in the docks. Should've taken a picky.
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Old 11 February 2015, 09:42   #112
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Car carrier stuck on the bank in Southampton tonight

Took images of her out on charter yesterday as she left here at southampton, looked a lot different from when hAd initial press runs
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Old 17 March 2016, 04:32   #113
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Glad nobody was badly hurt or killed.
I guess we can all now speculate what happened as no harm in doing so. My guess being that if large heavy machinery on board, ie concrete crushers, larger than normal plant etc and difficult weighted cargo on board - strapping that lot down would be a lot different to normal cars etc. The center of gravity would be perhaps unknown and not done very regularly. Once the ship started that long sustained port turn around the bramble bank I guess the list previously noticed coming down Southampton Water was accentuated and perhaps the cargo then started to move. Perhaps tilt alarms sounded on the bridge and all hell let loose. Pilot felt she was going to turn turtle and turned hard into the bank.

Great job if this turns out to be the case. However if listing coming down Southampton Water from leaving dock side, perhaps should not have carried on in the first place.
Report into ships capsize.
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-35823182

Not bad speculation on my part. Looks like the ship went out most times badly weighted. As todays report speculates, had the ship sunk in mid channel, Southampton ABP would have almost come to a standstill.
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Complacency and bad practice becoming accepted practice, basically. The enemy of most things offshore.
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