What Your Boat and the Baltimore Super Container Ship May Have in Common

Early speculation on what caused the Dali’s power outage centers on fuel contamination. Every boat with a diesel engine is susceptible to this insidious problem. Here are some ways to get ahead of it.


When the mega container ship Dali struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge at 1:28 am on Tuesday, March 26, the world saw a remote video of a ship-wide power outage seconds before impact.

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