In its Monthly Safety Scenario for April, the Swedish Club describes a case of collision after grounding in a busy anchorage area. When changing the arrival time to the pilot station, the Master altered the plans, increasing speed, and took a shortcut through an anchorage.
It was evening with good visibility and vessel A was approaching port.
The Master had received orders to arrive at the pilot station at 20:40, which was one hour earlier than previously planned. To make the new ETA,...