Professional Mariner - September 2019

What went wrong: New Smithsonian series analyzes disasters at sea

For 12 seasons, American viewers have been engrossed by the Smithsonian Channel’s “Air Disasters” series, which combines dramatizations of actual aircraft mishaps with accounts of how investigators ultimately determined what went wrong — and how to prevent similar accidents.

Casualty briefs

Sunshine Bridge takes another hit, this time by tanker The Louisiana bridge that sustained serious structural damage last year when it was hit by a barge-mounted crane has been struck again, this time by an outbound tanker. The 600-foot Dank…

Survival suits at a glance

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) provides the following definitions for survival suits.