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Crude oil tanker AQUALOYALTY aground off Pascagoula USA. Tanker arrived from Columbia, anchored according to AIS. Tanker was under way when running aground. Two tugs at her side. It happened on April 22. It is known, that tanker is loaded...
Luxury yacht LEGENDA with 7 crew was disabled after mechanical failure in Ionian sea off Lefkada island, Greece. It happened on April 21. Yacht was taken on tow, but later managed to restart engine, and reach Preveza port, Greece,...
Passenger ship AEGEAN ODYSSEY (flag - Panama ) with 339 passengers on board suffered engine failure while approaching Chania, Crete island, Greece, en route from Malta. It happened on April 21. Two tugs were deployed, the ship was safely...
General cargo ship PATRON (flag - Netherlands ) went NUC in Firth of Forth, UK en route from Tarragona Spain to Rosyth UK. It happened on Apr 19. The tugs were approaching disabled PATRON.
General cargo ship SORMOVSKIY 118 (flag - Moldova ) dry docked at Astas Shipyard, Tuzla, Turkey, suffered fire in superstructure. It happened on April 17. Several fire engines responded, fire understood to be extinguished, no injures reported.
General cargo ship SAGA WIND (flag - Hong Kong ) contacted port constructions while berthing at Ostermoor harbor, Brunsbuettel, Kiel Canal. It happened on April 15. Vessel’s hull sustained some scratches. The vessel currently, is berthed at Ostermoor.
Chinese cargo ship JIN YUAN LUN 6 HAO (flag - China ) issued distress signal requesting immediate assistance, in Guang’ao Bay, off Shantou, Guangdong, China. It happened on April 15. 11 crew abandoned the ship and went into life...
Fire erupted in superstructure living quarters of a bulk carrier ALBANY SOUND (flag - Hong Kong ) docked at Morehead City, USA. It happened on April 14. Morehead City Fire Department responded to emergency, assisted by Beaufort Fire Department,...
The Maritime Community of the Philippines is anxious about the decreasing number of their seafarers on the vessels of the world fleet. Currently a lot of shipowners state that the employment domination of Filipino seafarers is under threat. According...
Container ship RUMBA (flag - Gibraltar ) went out of control after generator failure at Bremerhaven, Germany, while maneuvering to berth, on arrival from Hamburg. It happened on April 10. Starboard stern collided with pier, hull was dented and...
Nearly every day we see reports about different calamities happening at sea. In most of the cases investigation comes to the conclusion which can be generalised as human error or human factor. This is no surprise as all ships...
General cargo ship BBC AMETHYST (flag - Antigua Barbuda ) struck control center of Kiel-Holtenau Lock, Kiel, while entering Kiel Canal, en route from Sweden to Rotterdam. It happened on April 7. The vessel was moving at too high...
An uncontrollable truck hit GRIMALDI’s ro-ro ship GRANDE SAN PAOLO (flag - Italy ) docked at Santos Brazil. It happened on April 9. After the hit, truck went on fire, extinguished by fire engine and the crew. The vessel...
On January 30, Goldenport Group celebrated an exceptional event. The Ukrainian branches of the Greek company – Goldenport Odessa and Oceangold Odessa - have been successfully developing for 20 years. During this time, Goldenport Odessa has managed to grow from...
Crane of general cargo ship BISTARI 8 (flag - Indonesia ) collapsed during cargo operation at Pontianak, Western Kalimantan, Indonesia. It happened on April 4. Two dockers were killed – one instantly by collapsed crane, another one being mortally...
Lianyungang Maritime Traffic Control was alerted by a report that cargo ship with AIS off called port in Lianyungang waters, Jiangsu province, China, Yellow sea. It happened on April 3. The vessel wasn’t cleared either for entrance, or for leave....
On March 28, The Maritime Premier Bowling League Competition held a regular bowling tournament, which was organized by The Maritime Telegraph / Морская Правда, Alpha Navigation Crew Management, Crewing Ukraine & Philippines, MSC Crewing Services and Argentum Travel with...
Crew member died after being hit by loose wire rope while lashing deck cargo of timber on board of bulk carrier CORESKY OL (flag - Panama ), docked at Gisborne, Northern Island NZ. It happened on April 2. After fatal...