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 Alaed  (Cargo Ship)
3 hours ago by Timsen

Engine failure in Kiel Canal lock
On Oct 27, 2016, at 5.40 p.m. the "Alaed", enroute from Suez to Liepaja, suffered an engine blackout when entering the Kiel Canal locks in Holtenau. The bow was already fastened with one rope, the second had to let got, while the stern was situated off the middle wall. The propeller was still running and got entangled with some chains of the fenderings within the lock, destroying these. The bow rope was thrown back aboard. Due to the immense tension on the forespring which threatened to break, the stern could not be moved towards the quay. The engine could be restarted after two attempts. 15 minutes later the ship was safely berthed. The lock was barred for ship traffic for investigations. At 7.15 p.m. the "Alaed" was allowed to continue the voyage, ETA Liepaja Oct 29, 6 a.m.

 Stolpmuende  (Passenger ship)
3 hours ago by Timsen

Tanker nearly slammed into canal ferry
The British tank m/v "CPO England" (IMO: 9353149) suffered a rudder failure while transiting the Kiel Canal enroute from Flushing for loading a cargo of oil in Ust-Luga on Oct 26, 2016, around 11 a.m. The ship threatened to slam into the "Stolpmünde" at the ferry pt. Landwehr which was hastily evacuated by its master. A 77-year old man fell during the disembarkation and was injured. He had to be taken to hospital. The "CPO England" ran into the embankment some metres aside of the ferry, damaging both the "Landwehr" and the berth by the swell. The ferry remained operating in spite of the slight damage. The tanker continued to Kiel and was anchored on Holtenau Roads for investigations. on Oct 27 at 2.45 p.m. it resumed sailing with ETA at Ust-Luga Oct 29, 7 p.m.

 Melati Satu  (Tankship)
4 hours ago by arnekiel

Houti Rebels fire with RPG on chemical tanker in Bab al-Mandab Strait
The chemical product tanker Melati Satu was fired by rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) from Houthi rebels during passage in Bab al-Mandab Strait in second terrorist attack in the region for last two days. The vessel was en route from Ukraine to India, passing through the international trade route in Bab al-Mandab Strait, when a fast skiff reached Melati Satu from port board and fire a grenade. www.maritimeheral...

 C.s. Dream  (Cargo Ship)
4 hours ago by arnekiel

Bulk carrier hits and drags buoy in Burgas
The bulk carrier C.S. Dream collided and dragged buoy at the shipping channel in Port of Burgas, Bulgaria. The vessel was proceeding through the channel to dock at the port with pilot on board, but maneuvered hardly to avoid collision with small pleasure craft and the Master lost container, colliding with the Buoy No 6 at the channel. During the collision the rudder stock raveled the anchor chain of the buoy and dragged it to the pier. The vessel docked at the Pier 22 in Port of Burgas without anyone of the bridge to see the dragged buoy. After docking the accident was noticed by the port authorities and dockworkers and was ordered special survey and underwater inspection. www.maritimeheral...

 Yu Feng No32  (Fishing Boat)
4 hours ago by arnekiel

Seven crew rescued after Taiwanese fishing boat caught fire off New Taipei
The fishing boat Yu Feng 32 caught fire on 2 nautical miles off New Taipei, Taiwan. The vessel with seven crew members on board suddenly burst into flames close to the city, returning from fishing of white octopus. The flames quickly spread to the whole fishing boat Yu Feng 32 and crew was unable to put the fire under control. They sent distress signal to the local authorities and cost guard, requesting immediate evacuation. At the scene of the burning fishing vessel was dispatched Coast Guard rescue boat RB02, but meanwhile nearby fishermen rescued all the seven crew. The fire was completely extinguished after less than an hour, but fishing boat suffered sufficient damages. www.maritimeheral...

 Thomson Spirit  (Passenger ship)
6 hours ago by arnekiel

Port Authority: Thomson cruise ship was ‘not stuck’ in Arade River
Portimão’s port authority has clarified reports that a cruise ship carrying over one thousand passengers into the Algarve city of Portimão last week had become stuck in silting in the Arade River, saying the visit was nothing other than textbook. he statement came following reports that the Thomson Spirit had been unable to move for over an hour due to silting on the riverbed, resulting in docking being delayed. www.theportugalne...

 Genting Dream  (Passenger ship)
6 hours ago by arnekiel

Genting Dream to kick off India cruise season
Come Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, the season for cruise liners in India will commence, in style. Over 2,000 passengers will sail on a swanky luxury liner in Mumbai, such a big number perhaps for the first time from the harbour. And it would be the maiden voyage for the cruise liner, Genting Dream, and its company, Dream Cruises. “Our first ship, Genting Dream, debuts in November 2016, and sails out from Hong Kong or Guangzhou. Genting Dream brings our guests inspirational luxury on board and takes them to exciting destinations in Vietnam, including Ha Long Bay and Da Nang,” says Dream Cruises that will operate its first vessel. The 2,000-plus passengers will board the luxury cruise liner to sail to Colombo and Singapore, claimed Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) officials.

 Ethane Crystal  (Tankship)
6 hours ago by arnekiel

First Very Large Ethane Carriers Inaugurated in South Korea
India’s largest private sector company Reliance Industries has inaugurated the world’s first Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs) at South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries where the ships were built. The two vessels, named Ethane Crystal and Ethane Emerald, are the first in a series of six VLECs ordered by Reliance in 2014 in response to the increase in United States gas production. The two vessels will be used to transport liquid ethane from the U.S. to India. The vessels are the first to feature new membrane technology from French specialist GTT, considered key to the execution of the project. With a capacity of 87,000 m³, the two vessels are the largest ethane carriers built to date. https://gcaptain.com/first-large-ethane-carriers-inaugurated-south-korea/

 Hanjin Scarlet  (Cargo Ship)
6 hours ago by arnekiel

Hanjin Scarlet Finally Docks in Vancouver
A container vessel that spent months sitting off Canada's west coast due to the collapse of South Korea shipping company Hanjin docked in Vancouver on Thursday Oct. 27,2016, according to union officials and ship tracking data. The Hanjin Scarlet arrived at DP World's Centerm terminal within the Port of Vancouver by early afternoon, according to Thomson Reuters ship tracking data. Terminal operator DP World and Hanjin could not be immediately reached for comment. The vessel, with nearly 800 containers on board, had been sitting some 45 kilometers (28 miles) outside Prince Rupert for several months, said Peter Lahay, an inspector and coordinator with the International Transport Workers Federation. maritime-executiv...

 Pur Navolok  (Cargo Ship)
6 hours ago by arnekiel

Drunk captain jailed
A ship’s captain has been sent to jail for eight weeks and fined £150 for being drunk in charge of a 2,500 dwt ship in UK waters. Sergey Safronov was so inebriated he had to hand over control of the Pur-Navolok bulker to his chief mate. When breathalysed Safronov was found to have 80mg of alcohol in his breath – the legal limit for shipping is 25mg. The ship was sailing up the River Fowey in Cornwall last month when concerns were raised. splash247.com/dru...

 Madeline  (Passenger ship)
18 hours ago by arnekiel

Coast Guard fines Bayfield ferry jumpers
The U.S. Coast Guard initiated civil action Wednesday against two men who jumped from a Madeline Island Ferry Line boat in July. The enforcement action is the result of an investigation of an incident involving the men, ages 22 and 25, who authorities say deliberately jumped from the ferry as it entered the harbor in Bayfield on July 31, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Duluth reported Thursday in a news release. The Coast Guard did not identify the men, who had been apprehended by local authorities following the incident. www.duluthnewstri...

 Adonia  (Passenger ship)
18 hours ago by arnekiel

Illness Outbreak Hits Fathom's Adonia
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there was an illness outbreak on Fathom's Adonia this past week (October 16 - October 23, 2016). The CDC states that 23 of 668 (3.44%) passengers reported being ill with diarrhea and vomiting during this voyage which returned to Miami from Cuba yesterday. Only 2 out of the 388 crew members were reportedly sick. A CDC environmental health officer boarded the ship when it returned to Miami. The CDC has not determined the cause of what appears to be a gastrointestinal outbreak. Fathom increased its cleaning and disinfection procedures for the cruise ship. www.cruiselawnews...

 Rotterdam  (Passenger ship)
18 hours ago by arnekiel

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Passenger from HAL's Rotterdam
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old woman from a Holland America Line (HAL) cruise ship approximately 60 miles east of Virginia Beach yesterday morning. The HAL Rotterdam was sailing from Boston to Fort Lauderdale, Florida when it requested the Coast Guard to medically evacuation a passenger who was reportedly suffering from stroke-like symptoms. At about 8:30 a.m. yesterday, a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter launched from the Coast Guard station in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The aircrew arrived at the cruise ship around 9 A.M and hoisted the ill woman and her husband to the helicopter. The Coast Guard flew the woman and her husband to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. www.cruiselawnews...

 Rio De Janeiro  (Cargo Ship)
18 hours ago by arnekiel

385 kilo of cocaine intercepted onboard of Rio de Janeiro, 9 crew arrested
Italian Guardia di Finanza of Reggio Calabria received information about drug trafficking operation, involving container ship RIO DE JANEIRO and some of her crew. Significant shipment of cocaine was to be offloaded somehow during vessel’s trip from Spain to Gioia Tauro. Italian law enforcement agencies, including Coast Guard speedboats, began monitoring vessel on Oct 18, and finally, found the whole shipment some 17 nm off Gioia Tauro, packed in 17 bags, which were tied to buoys and thrown overboard, to be picked up by other mobsters, allegedly cocaine was to be received by notorious Ndrangheta mafia. 350 bricks of cocaine weighing 385 kilo were found inside bags. On arrival to Gioia Tauro, 24 crew were searched, both bodily and cabins. 9 crew members, all of Kiribati nationality, were arrested after search found evidence they’ve been involved in a crime scheme. Vessel arrived at Gioia Tauro on Oct 20, left port on Oct 21, sailing according to service schedule. https://www.fleetmon.com/... and www.news.com.au/w...

 Bavang  (Cargo Ship)
19 hours ago by arnekiel

Klaveness sells Kamsarmax vessel
A subsidiary of Klaveness Ship Holding AS has sold the kamsarmax vessel MV Bavang to Asian interests. Klaveness took delivery of the vessel from the yard in February 2016.

 Dallas  (Cargo Ship)
22 hours ago by BerndU

arrived Chittagong anchorage
arrived Chittagong anchorage 26.10.16

 Turquiose  (Cargo Ship)
22 hours ago by BerndU

arrived Gulf of Khambhät
arrived Gulf of Khambhät 27.10.16

 Discoverer  (Other Ship)
22 hours ago by BerndU

arrived Gulf of Khambhät
arrived Gulf of Khambhät 27.10.16

 Nps Orana  (Cargo Ship)
22 hours ago by BerndU

arrived Gotnath anchorage
arrived Gotnath anchorage 27.10.16

 King Fortune  (Other Ship)
22 hours ago by BerndU

arrived Bhavnagar Anchorage
arrived Bhavnagar Anchorage 27.10.16

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