Feb 272016

Capesize NEW KATERINA aground in Suez Canal
Suez Canal reportedly is closed for traffic in both directions. The ship is en route from Yuzhniy (Ukraine) to Qingdao (China), meaning NEW KATERINA is in load.

Fault left cars stuck on Condor ferry in Portsmouth for 12 hours

Dozens of vehicles were stuck on a ferry in Portsmouth for more than 12 hours after a ramp to disembark failed.

The Condor Ferries service arrived from Jersey at about 07:00 GMT, but a fault with the internal ramp meant cars on the upper deck were unable to get off.

Drunken Captain Gets Vessel Stuck in Germany

A inland freighter found itself pinned in a peculiar way on Germany’s Main river after the drunken ship captain allegedly ran the vessel into a bridge and then the river bank.

Local media reports that the 105-meter vessel Elsava became pinned crossways between a bridge and the edge of the river in Lohr am Main, Germany early on Thursday

Salalah ship fire doused by PACDA

Salalah: Fire on board a ship anchored at Salalah Port in the Dhofar Governorate was doused by a fire fighting team at the Public Authority for Civil …

El Faro Lifeboat Davits Were Deteriorated

On Friday, the Marine Board of Investigation into the sinking of the El Faro finished its first round of hearings with testimony from TOTE Services port …

Bulk carrier Alkimos Heracles grounded in Rio de La Plata

Alkimos Heracles The bulk carrier Alkimos Heracles grounded in Rio de La Plata on 10 nautical miles off La Plata, Argentina. The ship was en route …

Pirates defeated as navy training exercise turns into real-life rescue mission

The mission began when the USNS Spearhead received word a pirate ship off the Ivory Coast had seized the MT Maximus, which was carrying 4,700 …

Australian icebreaker refloated in Antarctica after grounding

An Australian icebreaker that ran aground in Antarctica during a blizzard … “The ship now remains in the vicinity of Mawson research station, where …

Court rejects appeal of pirate depicted in Hollywood film

Muse was the lone survivor of four pirates who hijacked the Maersk … just 16 during the 2009 hijacking of a U.S.-flagged merchant ship and so should …

Fishing vessel sank after collision with bulker in Yellow sea

fishing ship sank Fishing vessel Lujiaoyu60968 with 10 seamen on board sank after collision with bulk carrier Xin Ri 6 on 40 nautical miles off …

Chinese cruise ship sinks off Laem Chabang port

Chinese cruise ship “Ocean Dream” , anchored off Laem Chanang port in Sri Racha for over a year, sank into the sea today, raising fear by Thai environmental authorities that it could cause pollution in the sea

Rena wreckage to stay on Bay of Plenty reef

The 2011 grounding of the ship hemorrhaged 350 tonnes of oil into the sea. … and too expensive to try and totally remove the wreckage of the ship.

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