Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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General cargo ship WATERWAY (flag - St Vincent Grenadines ) was waiting for orders, cruising along Spanish coast off Bilbao, Bay of Biscay. The vessel ran aground near Zumaia, E of Bilbao. It happened on May 7. According to Salvamento...
General cargo ship RIX ATLANTIC (flag - Cyprus ) ran aground in Kolding Fjord, Denmark, Little Belt, while approaching port of destinationKolding, en route from Klaipeda, Lithuania. It happened on May 7. The vessel was still aground. No leaks...
2 died in an accident involving collapsed gangway of bulk carrier SUZAKI, berthed at Santa Marta, Colombia. It happened on May 5. Reportedly, gangway contacted pier constructions, during coal loading. Not clear if the ship was shifting along berth, or...
The ITF is going to launch a campaign against German shipowner Johann M. K. Blumenthal due to many violations of sailors’ rights on their vessels. Sven Hemme, ITF inspector in Germany, said, “Our inspectors will board every vessel all over...
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) plans to install a navigational system which uses augmented reality (AR) on 21 VLCC tankers. Futuristic navigational system was developed jointly with Furuno Electric and MOL Techno-Trade and tested on a Ro-Ro vessel Beluga Ace and tanker...
Captain Richard Phillips is actively involved in Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust provides full support to seamen, who have suffered from pirate attacks. This project also makes effort to further help the maritime industries as a meaningful career path. Ten years ago,...
A charity organization Sailors’ Society has launched a campaign to amend the MLC by creating a petition “Not on my watch”. Such actions are aimed at fighting against depression and suicides on board of the vessels.  The petition is reported...
Antarctic supply ship VASILIY GOLOVNIN (flag - Russia ) reported, that two crew on board died of poisoning, assumedly by methanol alcohol. It happened on April 29. It is known, that one of deceased seamen is an AB, another...
One of a kind Safety & Leadership training was conducted in Las Palmas for the crew of Ocean Endeavor, Ocean Atlantic and Ocean Adventurer by CMI ShipManagement and Argentum Training. Special thanks to the Captains, Chief Engineers, officers and crew!
Ferry PONT AVEN alerted MRCC Etel France reporting fire in engine room, 77 nm south of Pointe de Penmarch, Finistere, in Bay of Biscay. It happened on April 29. Ferry with 766 passengers and 142 crew is en route from...
Fire erupted in crew cabin, two floors below bridge, of container ship MSC SAMANTHA, berthed at Gioia Tauro, Italy. It happened on April 27, fire teams arrived on board and extinguished fire. One crew was slightly injured and taken...
On April 25, 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...
General cargo ship ENKO HASLAMAN (flag - Turkey ) was disabled after mechanical failurein eastern Aegean sea near Agathonisi island, Greece. Greek Coast Guard ships were sent to monitor drifting freighter. It happened on April 24.The vessel is en...
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.