Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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GRIMALDI’s ro-ro cargo ship GRANDE AMERICA reported fire on board on Mar 10 in Biscay Bay some 140 nm southwest of Penmarch, Finistere, France, while en route from Germany to Morocco. Master informed MRCC on his decision to abandon the...
Product tanker ARISTA LEO (flag - ARISTA LEO) was detained by Vietnamese Marine Police in Con Dao island area, South China sea, Vietnam, with about 300 tons of allegedly, illegal gasoline, in process of transferring gasoline to another ship....
The vessel CARDIUM (flag - Netherlands ) sank on Western Scheldt neat Vlissingen, being en route to Vlissingen with cargo of sand and 2 crew on board. It happened in the afternoon March 9. Reportedly, there was massive water ingress...
General cargo ship NAZ 1 (flag - Panama ) suffered engine failure, veered off course and started to drift on Dardanelles approaches in Marmara sea, after Straits transit, being en route from Piraeus Greece to Burgas Bulgaria. It happenesd...
Container ship HELSINKI BRIDGE (flag - Panama ) berthed at Wilmington, North Carolina, USA. The vessel went into trouble on the way from Boston to Wilmington on February 27, several containers stacks toppled.Some containers were lost overboard. The vessel was...
Swedish Navy fast assault craft CB90 ran aground with 18 troops and crew on board ran aground on Ladna island, Stockholm Archipelagoю It happened March 5. Seven people were injured, two of them had to be transferred to hospital...
Iranian cargo ship SEPANO (flag - Iran ) with 4900 ton of grain on board ran aground in Volga-Caspian sea Canal in Astrakhan area. It happened on March 3. no damages, no leak reported. The ship is en route...
General cargo ship AMUR 2507 (flag - Palau ) suffered mechanical failure in Steno Kafirea area, Greece, Aegean sea, and interrupted her voyage, having to call Karistos Bay Anchorage, Greece. It happened on March 2. The vessel made it...
Bulk carrier MARYLAND (flag - Liberia ) collided with general cargo ship ZAKAMSK (flag - Comoros ) at Zeytinburnu Anchorage, Istanbul, Marmara sea. It happened on March 1. MARYLAND sustained superficial damages, mostly scraps, while ZAKAMSK suffered two lengthy breaches...
On February 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 LLC (Ukraine) and Argentum Travel with...
General cargo ship NAVAHO (flag - Malta) going to anchor, came too close to anchored bulk carrier OXANA V (flag - Panama) at Zeytinburu Anchorage, Istanbul, Marmara sea, NAVAHO anchor chain entangled with bulk carrier propeller. It happened at...
Bulk carrier QING YUN SHAN (flag - Hong Kong ) was disabled by mechanical failure while entering Barranquilla port, Colombia. It happened on February 25. The vessel blocked fairway, traffic was restricted. Tugs took bulk carrier under control and...
Ferry APOLLO (flag - Canada) connecting Matane, Baie-Comeau and Godbout, St. Lawrence river, Canada, suffered a hole 1x2 meters size in the hull, in a collision with unidentified port structure. It happened in the morning February 25, in Godbout. It...
Ferry DON PEPPINO (flag - Italy ) while leaving Ischia port, Ischia island, Italy contacted bow of stern-berthed ferry BENITO BUONO (flag - Italy ) in stormy weather conditions. It happened on February 23. Both vessel sustained slight damages,...
Bulk carrier HEINA (flag - Norway ) suffered hull crack while approaching Juan de Fuca Strait. It happened on February 17. Bulk carrier was held off strait until February 21 for survey and risk assessment. On February 20 the...
Odessa is a cruise city with a record number of seamen among its residents. They have a long-standing tradition; on vacation - they rest at sea, on return – they work at sea. So, where to find a job,...
Product tanker PUMA (flag - Panama ) has been quarantined on arrival from San Francisco Cal., with 21 crew on board, 11 of whom fell ill with influenza, including 2 positive cases of H3HN2. It happened on February 14....
WORLD BORA (flag - Denmark ) and RABA (flag - Liberia ) were involved in an incident, where at least four people are supposed to be injured. It happened on February 19. One has been flown out with a...