Category: cargo-ships

My cargo ship briefly lost power at sea. Here’s how merchant mariners are trained to deal with it.

Bryan Boyle onboard a container ship in Alaska. Courtesy of Bryan Boyle Bryan Boyle, a YouTuber and second mate on a cargo ship, detailed how workers are trained to deal with emergencies. The merchant mariner said incidents like the Baltimore bridge collapse are incredibly rare at sea. Boyle said he was on a ship that lost power briefly and his training kicked in. This as-told-to…