Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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General cargo ship RHODANUS ran aground on southern coast of Corsica near Bonifacio. It happened on October 13, while en route from Taranto Italy to Rhone France. According to local sources, the vessel didn’t respond to traffic control radio calls,...
Nowadays shipping is on the threshold of a brand-new age, but not just because of the IMO 2020 requirements. Maritime experts claim that container business is no longer profitable as 10 years ago and the finance for transforming investment...
French President Emmanuel Macron offered to slow the speed of merchant ships for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% in line with the IMO’s 2050 strategy. “It is one of the most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally,...
XXI age is known as the century of women and gender equality. Indeed, nowadays many male dominated fields are actively filling by women, and seafaring is no exception. Of course, most of them choose the passenger fleet, nevertheless, a...
Bulk carrier RT HON PAUL J MARTIN ran aground on St. Lawrence river off Galop Island, west of Cardinal, Ontario, while en route from Port Weller to Quebec. It happened on October 6. As of 12:30 UTC October 7, the...
Car carrier VICTORIA HIGHWAY collided with wall in Nordschleuse, Bremerhaven, Germany, while proceeding to berth. It happed in the morning October 3. The vessel's hull in portside stern ballast tank area was breached. VICTORIA HIGHWAY arrived at Bremerhaven in the...
Greece’s authorities have charged the harbour police chief of Thessaloniki port and another 17 people over alleged graft involving tugboat services to incoming vessels. It is known, that the suspects include 6 state-employed harbour pilots, the owners of 4 tugboat...
Fire erupted on board of purse seiner (tuna fishing) MARIA VERONICA, docked at Manzanillo, Mexico, readying to depart for fishing. It happened on October 1. Fire quickly spread into major, engulfing vessel in flames and billowing heavy smoke with toxic...
This summer MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S. A. is taking over five sister ships from South-Korean yard, with a cargo capacity of 23 656 TEU each. The line of these vessels can be surely called among the largest containerships in...
Bulk carrier BUNUN ACE collided with pier while mooring at Imbituba Brazil. It happened on October 1. It is known, that starboard bow seriously damaged. Bulk carrier arrived from Patillos, Chile, obviously in load.
General cargo ship EEMS DART had to interrupt her voyage from Rouen France to Dogheda Ireland, and turn to Cherbourg, after the crew found 8 Albanian illegal migrants hidden in engine room. It happened on September 28. The vessel arrived...
Offshore AHT tug BOURBON RHODE issued distress signal in Atlantic, in Cape Verde. It happend in the morning September 26. The vessel was caught in cyclone, suffering massive water ingress in ship’s compartments, 14 crew readying for evacuation. MRCC Antilles-Guyana directed...
The union of two South Korean companies and two Chinese corporations will create two giants which will control nearly half of the world market among the best shipyards. These four yards will face new types of ships, price of...
Cruise ship CARNIVAL FANTASY brushed lock wall while moving in Panama Canal. It happend on September 20. The vessel wasn’t supposed to transit Canal. According to track, the ship left Canal and sailed to Limon Port, Costa Rica, in...
Bulk carrier AGIA ELENI ran aground in Parana river near 350 kilometer mark, at the top of Isla De Cattaneo, while proceeding downstream in load condition, en route from San Lorenzo Argentina to Cienfuegos, Cuba. It happened on September...
Bulk carrier SOLINA crew member of a Polish nationality died on board, exact date and circumstances unknown, cause unknown, man’s rank and age also kept secret so far, by Mexian authorities. It ia known, that the vessel arrived at Tuxpan...
Container ship NORDAMELIA ran aground on Parana river at 396 kilometer mark, halfway between Rosario and Villa Constitusion, while sailing upstream from Itapoa Brazil to Rosario via Zarate. It happened on September 15. The vessel was refloated and reached Rosario...
Gibraltar has witnessed the country’s first-ever LNG bunkering with the arrival of the biggest dual-fuel ship called “Sleipnir”. The new semi submersible vessel of Heerema Marine Contractors’ was bunkered with more than 3,000 metric tons of LNG – it has...