Tanker Rates Skyrocket To Fill Colonial Pipeline Shortages
By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketed in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go due to a cyberattack on...
With all the hooplah surrounding freefall lifeboats this week, I thought this video showing the test of a Viking escape chute system at a shipyard in South Korea would make for a good throwback Thursday video.
While perhaps not as quick, efficient, or even as graceful as a freefall lifeboat, taking the chute could save you some trips to the chiropractor later and virtually eliminates any chance of THIS happening. Just be sure the guy in front of you doesn’t get stuck.
This test was performed at the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea aboard the 2009-delivered SSV Victoria high spec semi-submersible drilling rig.
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