Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Lighthouse vessel SINPYAUNG sank in waters of Rakhine State, western Myanmar, Bay of Bengal, while carrying out construction works on a lighthouse to be installed on Lattphat island. It happened on February 11. The vessel supposedly, was at anchor....
General cargo ship DUC PHAT 66 issued distress signal. It happened February 8. Two nearest fishing vessel were ordered to standby and assist if possible, later the ship, loaded with 1853 tons of rice, was towed to Cua Viet...
General cargo ship LISTERVIK (flsg - Faroe Is ) hit the rocks or contacted rocky bottom west of Oxelosund, Sweden, Baltic sea. It happened February 8. It is known, that the hull was breached, with ensuing water ingress. The...
Fire erupted on board of bulk carrier AFRICAN ROBIN (flag - Bahamas ) berthed at Kaliningrad Port, Russia, Baltic sea. It happened February 6. Fire was extinguished in some half an hour, by crew, port firefighting teams weren’t deployed....
Mobile crane crashed onto cargo ship POWER JET (flag - Niue ), while offloading a boiler for palm oil factory February 4. The vessel was berthed at Dwikora Port, Pontianak, western Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is known, operator of crane wasn’t...
General cargo ship LUCKY STAR 8 (flag - Palau ) aground, or more probably, drifted aground, in Olga Bay, northern Primorye, Russia, Japan sea. It happened February 4. The ship arrived from Pyeongtaek, Korea and was anchored. Weather said...
APL VANCOUVER and deployed SAR tugs moved south, from Vung Ro Bay to Phan Rang Bay, Ninh Thuan Province, because of deteriorated weather and some other considerations. Reportedly, fire, said to be subdued, on February 2 went off again....
KEEP CALM and GO BOWLING! On February 1, the Maritime Premier Bowling League Competition held a regular bowling tournament, organized by The Maritime Telegraph, Alpha Navigation and Argentum Travel with the support and sponsorship of Pivdenny Bank, the “Admiral” Training...
General cargo ship PRINCESS SARA (flag - Tanzania ) suffered engine failure while transiting Dardanelles in northern direction. It happened February 1. The tug was sent, the ship was taken under control and brought to anchor in Canakkale Bogazi...
In the century of high technologies, seafarers have to deal with more and more paperwork on board. New electronic reference forms appeared to be fill out by seafarers which also needed to be duplicated in the printed hard copy....
General cargo ship CATHARINA 1(flag - Malta ) ran into trouble, understood after mechanical failure. It happened in the morning Jan 29. The vessel was taken on tow and towed to Stilida anchorage, where she is to remain until...
General cargo ship OAK (flag -Cook Is ) struck an object, assumedly after steering failure, while en route from Goteborg to Hellekis. It happened January 27. The ship sustained hull breach in bow area, Swedish emergency teams were alerted...
Ferry EUROPEAN CAUSEWAY (flag - Bahamas ) operating on Cairnryan-Larne service, UK reportedly broke off her moorings at Larne, Northern Ireland and collided with pier or terminal construction, sustaining portside hull breach above waterline. It happened January 27. It...
Ferry CRUISE OLBIA (flag - Italy ) struck portside bridge wing of ferry ATHARA (flag - Italy ) at Olbia port, Sardinia, Italy, while moving from pier. It happened January 24. The accident occurred in rough weather conditions, ferry...
Bulk carrier STRATEGIC EXPLORER ran aground on Delaware river at Wilmington USA. It happened on January 21. The ship seems to be anchored after unmooring at Wilmington, since January 17. Refloated according to AIS, with the help of at...
General cargo ship FWN SOLIDE (flag - Netherlands) contacted icebreaker KONTIO (flag - Finland) on approaches to Oulu, Finland, northeast Gulf of Bothnia while en route from Rotterdam to Oulu. It happened on 22 January. The collision occurred during...
Bulk carrier STRATEGIC EXPLORER (flag - Singapore ) ran aground on Delaware river at Wilmington USA. It happened on 21 January. The ship seems to be anchored after unmooring at Wilmington, since 17 January.
General cargo ship ALEXANDER TVARDOVSKIY (flag - Cook Is ) with cargo of wood ran aground just north of Oresund tunnel, Oresund. It happened on 29 January. According to track, the ship was disabled, presumably after engine failure being...