What is beaching?

Running a ship aground intentionally, e. g. to prevent her foundering after an ingress of water or a serious stability problem. (The container ship MSC Napoli was beached in Lyme Bay, England in January 2007 to prevent her sinking. )

Share this:

Written by Ship Inspection

Leave a Reply

What is putting-by?

What is the difference between grounding and stranding?