london - The guard of the British container ship Lysblink Seaways on the night of 17 on February 18 safely along the west coast of Scotland was piloting, was drunk. Research by the British authority investigating maritime accidents, has shown that the 36- year-old Russian had drunk half a liter of rum when he sat down on the bridge.
The shanty include turn on after several warning systems. The ship was already deviated from its planned course when it ran on the rocks at Kilchoan. The damage was so great that the 102 meter long ship could no longer be saved and had to be demolished.
The investigation further measures failed to light. So nobody aboard informed the captain about the condition of the guard, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported Tuesday.