Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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Today, global ecological well-being is the most relevant topic. Associations all over the world are aware off importance of reducing CO2 emissions and cutting any negative impact on the environment. According to Transport & Environment, shipping greenhouse gas emissions are...
LPG tanker GAS PRODIGY loaded with 2,400 tons of liquid propylene arrived at Fuzhou Chemical Terminal, Fujian Province, China. It happened on February 10. During offload preparations leak was found in a flange of a pump of Tank No.1, and...
LPG tanker CRYSTAL LAVENDER suffered engine failure west of Farsund, southern Norway, while en route from Portugal to port in Norway. It happened on February 11. The tanker started to drift towards Norway coast, tug FFS ATHOS was deployed. It is...
Car carrier MAIN HIGHWAY reportedly contacted Northern Lock wall in Brunsbuettel, while leaving Kiel Canal after southbound transit. It happend on February 8. The vessel said to sustain hull breach above waterline, was allowed to leave Lock in about an...
Today, February 7, Head of Crewing at China Navigation Co. PTE. Ltd. Jesmark Ramos and General Manager at Alpha Navigation Crew Management Crewing Ukraine Julia Makarova have paid a call on Odessa Maritime Academy (NU “OMA”). China Navigation Co. PTE....
Tug MISS ODESSA with 6 hopper barges loaded with rocks, ran aground on Atchafalaya River near Berwick, Louisiana, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. It happened on February 2. One of the barges broke in two during refloating attempts, the rest of barges...
Taiwanese shipping company Wisdom Marine Lines has taken newduilding delivery of Amis Treasure. This is a 61 000 DWT bulk cargo carrier from China-based Dalian COSCO KHI Engineering (DACKS). This became known on January 6 by Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki...
The fleet of a container operator Seaspan Corporation, which is situated in Hong-Kong, comes nearer to a million TEU after the company has bought six ships. November 2019 was marked by a contract which Seaspan concluded for the purchase of...
Bulk carrier STAR ATHENA ran aground off the berth after unmooring or during unmooring. It happened on January 24, at Rosario port, Parana river, Argentina, being loaded with soybeans. It is known, that the vessel was refloated at the same...
Ukrainian seafarers have always been in demand in the shipping industry. Moreover they are one of the main countries-suppliers of the sea staff in the world. According to the Manpower Report 2016 from BIMCO and ICS, 69,000 work places...
MSC container ship struck pilot boat while moving in Gioia Tauro harbor, Italy. It happened on January 18. The pilot boat sank, after understood, being crashed between container ship bulbous bow and pier, but was quickly recovered by crane and...

In the ocean of plastics

The surface of our planet, as opposed to its name, is water-covered by the World Ocean by 71%. But taking into account how much different trash the mankind dumps into in, the most part of our planet can be...
General cargo ship TAI GANG contacted CSBC shipbuilding Corporation dock at Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It happened on January, while leaving the port. It is known, that the accident was caused by steering failure. Both dock and ship’s bow were damaged, TAI...
Cargo ship MS FOLLA 2 suffered steering failure with rudder being stuck, unable to move, W of Narvik, Norway, while en route from Bodo to Svolvar. It happened in the evening on January 8. It is known, that SAR boats...
Fire broke out on an Akai-C 6 platform, belonging to Mexican State Oil Company PEMEX, and located in Campeche Bay, southern Gulf of Mexico. It happened on January 7. It is known, that 3 workers were reportedly injured, personnel were...
French container shipping company CMA CGM, cooperating with the GoodShipping Program and IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, has completed 2019 biofuel test program on CMA CGM ships. The biofuel oil (BFO), equivalent of heavy fuel oil was successfully trialled, while...

Working together as a team

Zeaborn Ship Management Ukrainian Crew Forum 2019 was held in the office of Alpha Navigation Crew Management. The meeting brought together many seafarers of Zeaborn Ship Management, top management of Alpha Navigation with the media support of The Maritime...
Reefer SEA MARK with 23 crew reported on fire on December 18 in vicinity Iwo Jima Island, Pacific. The vessels in vicinity are asked to assist, bulk carrier JP VERDURE seems to be responding, the ship turned 180 and is...