Ship captains who realise they are facing a head-on collision with another vessel should turn to starboard to avert danger, a seasoned mariner told the manslaughter trial of two captains at the centre of the Lamma ferry tragedy. Ship captains who realise they are facing a head-on collision with another vessel should turn to starboard to avert danger, a seasoned mariner told the manslaughter trial of two captains at the centre of the Lamma ferry tragedy.
Ship captains who realise they are facing a head-on collision with another vessel should turn to starboard to avert danger, a seasoned mariner told the manslaughter trial of two captains at the centre of the Lamma ferry tragedy.

Lamma ferry tragedy trial told of collision rules

Experienced skipper says captains facing a head-on collision must turn to starboard

Ship captains who realise they are facing a head-on collision with another vessel should turn to starboard to avert danger, a seasoned mariner told the manslaughter trial of two captains at the centre of the Lamma ferry tragedy. Ship captains who realise they are facing a head-on collision with another vessel should turn to starboard to avert danger, a seasoned mariner told the manslaughter trial of two captains at the centre of the Lamma ferry tragedy.
Ship captains who realise they are facing a head-on collision with another vessel should turn to starboard to avert danger, a seasoned mariner told the manslaughter trial of two captains at the centre of the Lamma ferry tragedy.
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