Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Passenger ship QIONG SHA 3 HAO anchored off Wenchang (China), dragged anchor during typhoon Wipha passage and agrounding. It happened on August 1. SAR ship and tug were sent to assist. It is known, that after some 7 hours of...
Container ship MCS LONDON suffered engine failure while leaving Piraeus, Greece. It happened on July 30. The giant ship vessel taken to anchorage to fix problem and undergo inspection. Next port of call is Suez.
Armed pirates boarded anchored bulk carrier BLISS at Monrovia Anchorage, Liberia, West Africa. It happened on July 29. They stole ship’s properties and fled, according to IMO’s Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS) report. Master tried to contact Port Control,...
Ro-ro ship MARFRET NIOLON (flag - Luxembourg ) was disabled by fire in engine room in Mediterranean W of Marseille. It happened on July 28. It is known, that fire was extinguished by crew. SAR tug ABEILLE FLANDRE was tasked...
The rates between the USA and China are threatening the perspective of the future container shipping. While ship operators all over the world are preparing for a harsh summer season, their thoughts are busy with a disturbing rise in...
The further development of the Russian’s Northern Sea Route project requires 735 billion rubles ($ 11.7 billion). A third of this amount will be allocated by the state budget, the rest will come from companies and banks. The head...
General cargo ship FELIX (flag - Antigua Barbuda ) ran aground off Assens, in Little Belt, Denmark, being en route from Pyarnu Estonia to Kolding Denmark. It happened on July 20. The vessel was still aground, SAR boat at her...
General cargo ship GRANIT (flag - Russia) suffered engine failure in Japan sea, while en route from Busan to Vladivostok with 1436 tons of general cargo on board. It happened on July 17. The vessel was taken on tow by...
Bulk carrier STAHLA (flag - Cyprus ) contacted sailing yacht TATIANA RED (flag - Canada) off Piraeus, Greece while maneuvering in anchorage area. It happened on July 15. It is known, that bulk carrier is en route from India to...
Passenger cargo ship XIN YU JIN XIANG (flag - China ) suffered fire in engine room about a mile west of Jawol-do island, SW of Incheon, Korea, Yellow sea. It happened on July 16. The vessel with 150 passengers and...
General cargo ship XIN YUAN HONG ran aground in Jiaojiang river estuary, Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China, East China sea. It happened on July 14. The hull was breached with ensuing water ingress. Patrol boat was sent to assist and rescued crew...
Fire erupted in engine room of ferry PETER PAN in Baltic sea, shortly after ferry left Travemunde, Lubeck, Germany, bound for Trelleborg, Sweden. It happened on July 9. Fire was extinguished by crew, but ferry had to return to Travemunde,...

Ferry fire, Cebu City

Fire erupted in the galley of ferry TRANS-ASIA 1, berthed at Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines. It happened on July 10. Fire was extinguished in 3 hours, 1 crew sustained slight injures. It is known, that fire was caused by faulty...
Soon CMA CGM has introduced the second LNG-Powered vessel, named CONTAINERSHIPS POLAR, in their fllet. on June 23rd, 2019 it will be phased into the redesigned BALT 2 service in Rotterdam. The 1,380-TEU containership has already started sailing in...
For a long time, ballast waters control in Ukrainian ports was a kind of stumbling block for ships flying a foreign flag. Now, this procedure is much simpler. On March 27 2019, the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers adopted the...
General cargo ship ANOUK (flag - Germany ) while moving out contacted moored container ship NEUENFELDE (flag - Antigua Barbuda )at Northern Lock, Brunsbuettel, Kiel Canal. It happened on July 3. Both ships sustained superficial damages, and were cleared to...
Ro-ro cargo ship COYHAIQUE (flag - Liberia ) ran aground with 19 passengers and 18 crew on board near Huichas island, Aysen region, Chile, while en route from Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Montt. It happebed on July 3. All passengers...
The biggest in the world floating library LOGOS HOPE and bulk carrier DESERT OSPREY collided near Punta Alvear Cargill, Parana river, Argentina. It was a contact, ships brushed each other without inflicting serious damages. It happened on June 26. LOGOS HOPE...