Masters still have to like it or lump it
HERE’s a clever idea. Why don’t masters get involved in the design of ships’ bridges and the amazing control consoles that are installed in them? This brainwave was suggested by the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, after an embarrassing hard landing of Cunard’s new Queen Victoria when berthing in Valletta, Malta. Steel, concrete and pride all required repairing after the event (above), which left the ship with a notch in its stern.
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