Over here in San Diego we have been following this grounding since it took place on Christmas day, 2005. This is a major incident and the books will be rewritten about how to free a ship stuck in the sand. It is all a very interesting read and contains a lot of lessions learned the hard way by others. http://www.cargolaw.com/2006ni....html click on this link to go direct to an excellent site that updates frequently with the latest information.
When you’re a boat designer, you deal with all kinds of people, from hard-charging CEOs to dreamers. But they all must follow the laws of physics. Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters lays down the law.
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