The "Zim Moskva" reported that, a container had fallen overboard near Berth No.1, Delta Port, British Columbia, in position 49 01 04.9N, 123 09 08.0W, on March 9, 2018, at 01.04 a.m. Arrangements were made to retrieve the container.
The "Pyotr Bogdanov" became disabled following a steering gear failure in the fishing grounds in the Sea of Okhotsk, 15 nautical miles off the western coast of Kamchatka, on March 17 at 4.50p.m. At 6.15 p.m. the Russian salvage tug "Predannyy" proceeded to the scene. At 11.25 p.m the master of the "Pyotr Bogdanov" reported that the steering gear had been repaired and was in good working order. The fish factory returned to the fishing grounds and the rescue tug was notified that its services were no longer required.
The "Mekhanik Brilin", while entering the ice channel opposite timber jetty No. 25 in Archangelsk, carrying a cargo of 3585 metres of sawn timber, experienced a main engine failure and became stuck in ice on March 16, 2018, at 06.17 a.m. On March 17 at 1 a.m. the vessel moored at the timber jetty with the help of a tug and an icebreaker, and repairs to the main engine commenced.
The "Mayne Queen" suffered the total failure of one of its main engines due to a cylinder head issues near the Swartz Bay Terminal, British Columbia, in position 48 41.44N, 123 24 411W, on March 10, 2018, at 05.36 a.m. The vessel continued its operation with its remaining three engines. The vessel's crew carried out the repairs.
After having left the Elnesvåg area in the evening of March 18, 2018, the "Freifjord" suffered engine problems with an oil leak and sea water in the engine room. The ship waas in the Edøy Fjord at that time. The intrusion damaged the propulsion and the electric cardoard. The ship was assisted by the lifeboat "Erik Bye" and the tug "Karl" and towed into the port of Vågen on March 19 at 4 a.m. After berthing at the Nordmørs Quay an oil boom was laid out aruond the ship by the alerted fire brigade. Then the ship was pilled on the Kristiansund Yard in Vågen where it was expected to be repaired within 14 days.
Norwegian report with photos:
The "Berg" which had been intentionally beached in the Feodosia Bay in the Black Sea was recognized as a total loss after a recent storm, which battered the Crimean coast. The ship sank with only the forecastle and the top of the superstructure remaining above the waterline. In ebruary salvors had siphoned all fuel, so the wreck did not pose an environmental threat.