Oct 202009

Small Norwegian Coaster Drifting of Mull of Kintyre

A small Norwegian coaster is drifting in the Mull of Kintyre after losing engine power earlier this evening. read more..

Sailor killed in boat fire
Honolulu Advertiser
was a small propane stove in the crew’s living quarters behind the wheelhouse of the 75-foot commercial fishing vessel Manaloa, Honolulu fire Capt.

Master died during voyage
MRCC Odessa reported death of the master of m/v Surgut, vessel with cargo grain enroute Azov – Mersin (Turkey). Master Sergey Kozlov aged 57 died of a natural reason. Vessel ordered by shipowner to call to Sevastopol for a new master and body transfer.
m/v Surgut – general cargo, IMO 9119361, built 1994, flag Russia, owner Temryuk Trans Marine Co., LTD, Temryuk.

m/t Lenaneft-2066 refloated, Lower Amur river.

Tanker aground, Lower Amur
October 14, 11.00 LT – tanker Lenaneft-2066 ran aground due to navigation mistake on 743 kilometer mark Lower Amur river, no spil or traffic harass reported. Tanker loaded with 2500 mt diesel oil.
Tanker Lenaneft-2066 – IMO 8711928, dwt 3100, built 1988, river-sea type, flag Russia, owner Amur Shipping Co., Khabarovsk.

m/v Okskiy-62 – aground, offloading
October 15, 20.30 LT – salvage under way, commencing offloading of cargo crashed stone by floating crane to a barge.

Call for delay to European low-sulphur requirements
Lloyd’s List
Intertanko, the tanker owners’ lobby group, and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum are concerned that tanker and gas ship owners have not prepared

Multimedia Interoperable Communications Deployed on Jersey City`s New State-of

JERSEY CITY, NJ–(Business Wire)– For the first time, a public safety emergency response marine vessel has been outfitted with an advanced multimedia


Singapore – unauthorized boarding confirmed

The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a news release confirming that the Singapore-registered container ship Kota Wajar was boarded by unidentified men in the Indian Ocean north of the Seychelles on 15 October 2009.

China makes efforts to rescue hijacked cargo ship
The Associated Press
It has also issued warnings to Chinese ships to stay away from the area “in case of accident or danger.” “We will continue to follow closely the

Shipping Firm Negotiating with Pirates for Crew Release
No reports were immediately available and calls to the International Maritime Bureau’s International Piracy Centre here went unanswered since Saturday.

Off The Radar

SS American Victory site of firefighter ship training
Tampa Tribune
Twenty student firefighters from Tampa, Putnam County, Safety Harbor, Clearwater and Sarasota County are practicing on a simulated fire in the ship’s engine

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