January 10, 2008
Atlantic Ocean off Port Canaveral, Florida
July 18, 2006
The animation presented at the Board Meeting on January 10, 2008, in Washington, D.C.
Animation Description/Disclaimer - See below
Brief Version with View of Horizon (no audio)
Full Version (contains audio)
This three-dimensional animation depicts the heeling accident of the passenger cruise ship M/V Crown Princess on July 18, 2006, near Port Canaveral, Florida. The primary display shows the view from the bridge of the ship and the inset displays a chase view.
The animation displays performance data, information from the voyage data recorder, the local time of day, and the heeling degree angle. Selected bridge voice recorder comments at the time they occurred are displayed as text. The rudder command and response and the rate of turn are displayed as indicators. Weather and visibility conditions at the time of the accident are not shown. This animation contains audio voice-over narration.
The Brief Version with view of Horizon is a segment of the full version with the indicators dimmed. There is no audio in this segment.
Selected bridge voice recorder comments:
15:24:20 4/O port ten
15:24:21 2/O I know
15:24:22 4/O Port ten, … man you are port ten, you are port ten…
15:24:23 2/O Yeah I am coming over to starboard
15:24:26 Sound of warning (Beep, Beep continues until 19:30:52)
15:24:28 4/O …you are at port ten
15:24:29 2/O Yeah I am coming over; get a fin out
15:24:32 4/O Yes
15:24:39 2/O OK
15:24:41 4/O … push on the button, push on the beep
15:24:43 REL/CAP Reduce the speed, reduce the speed, reduce the speed
15:24:48 REL/CAP Reduce the speed