Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Drunk Russian sailor crashes 7,000-ton ship into Scotland -- at full speed

From:  CNN

COMMENT - You are not going to believe what Big Oil thinks is responsible behavior. 

Drunk Russian sailor crashes ship at full speed 01:03
 
(CNN)What shall we do with a drunken sailor?

Don't put him in charge of a 7,000-ton, 423-foot (129-meter) cargo ship, for starters.

That's how a Russian mariner who drank half a liter of rum before work, according to investigators, managed to crash into the coast of Scotland last winter -- at full speed.

The Lysblink Seaways was on its way from Belfast, Northern Ireland, to Skogn in Norway when it slammed into the rocky shoreline near Kilchoan on the Ardnamurchan peninsula at about 2:30 a.m. on February 18.  MORE