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 Lapponian Reefer  (General Cargo Ship > Refrigerated Cargo Ship)
5 days ago by BerndU

arrived Alang anchorage
arrived Alang anchorage 18.08.16

 Sirius I  (Container Ship)
5 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Alang 18.08.16 Plot 141

 Celebrity Solstice  (Passenger Ship > Cruise Ship)
5 days ago by Timsen

Medevac off Juneau
A Coast Guard Station Juneau rescue boatcrew medevaced a passenger from the "Celebrity Solstice" near Juneau in the evening of Aug 16, 2016. The Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received a medevac request from the captain aboard the Celebrity Solstice for a 55-year-old man reportedly suffering from internal bleeding. The duty flight surgeon was consulted and recommended the medevac. A 45-foot boat transferred the patient from the cruise ship and transported him to Auke Bay where he was met by awaiting emergency medical services personnel. The weather on scene at the time of the medevac was reported as 17-mph winds, 3-foot seas with 8 miles of visibility.

 Roger Blough  (Bulk Carrier > Self Discharging Bulk Carrier)
5 days ago by Timsen

Roger Blough transiting down St. Mary's River
The U.S. Coast Guard captain of the port, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, on Aug 13 gave the "Roger Blough" permission Saturday to transit down the St. Marys River to anchorage in Potagannissing Bay in the vicinity of DeTour Village, Michigan. She had been anchored in Waiska Bay in Lake Superior since June 4 after grounding on Gros Cap Reef on May 27. Just before 11:30 a.m., she weighed anchor from Waiska Bay and began its transit down the St. Marys River, being escorted by the tug "Candace Elise", and it was expected the Blough will pass through the Soo Locks early in the afternoon. Coast Guard officials in Sault Ste. Marie and Milwaukee are currently reviewing the vessel's full transit plan as it intends to make its way to the shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

 Paul Gauguin  (Passenger Ship > Cruise Ship)
5 days ago by Timsen

Propulsion trouble in Bora Bora
The "Paul Gaugin" suffered propulsion failure while being docked at Bora Bora. The ship was stuck for several days, until an engineer from France had arrived and fixed the problem. The vessel sailed from Bora Bora on Aug 16, 2016, resuming the cruise, which was scheduled to end on Aug 20.

 Vighnharta  (Bulk Carrier > Self Discharging Bulk Carrier)
5 days ago by Timsen

Ship fined for unauthorized anchoring
The "Vighnharta" was arrested by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Aug 17, 2016, for unauthorized anchoring in Panjung Piai Waters in the Johor Strait. The master and owner were to be fined.

 Melkart  (Fishing Vessel)
5 days ago by Timsen

Ship caught while dumping fish
The "Melkart" was boarded by the "Bergen" of the Norwegian Coast Guard on Aug 17, 2016, after the patrol boat spotted the vessel dumping fish overboard. The skipper of the trawler had to pay a safet fine of $3,600. If the master of the ship and the owner disagreed with the imposed fine, the ship may be arrested in Tromsö/Breivika.

 Shun Da  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Chemical Oil Products Tanker)
5 days ago by Timsen

Tanker abandoned by owner
Two tankers, the "Yong Win 18" and "Shun Da", while under repairs in Hai Phong, were abandoned by their owners. There was a 23 crew in total on board of both tankers. They reported their wages were not paid for months and shortage of supplies. Vietnamese authorities assisted the crews and were meanwhile trying to contact owners.

 Yong Win 18  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Chemical Oil Products Tanker)
5 days ago by Timsen

Tanker abandoned by owner
Two tankers, the "Yong Win 18" and "Shun Da", while under repairs in Hai Phong, were abandoned by their owners. There was a 23 crew in total on board of both tankers. They reported their wages were not paid for months and shortage of supplies. Vietnamese authorities assisted the crews and were meanwhile trying to contact owners.

 Cerencan  (General Cargo Ship)
5 days ago by Timsen

Grounding off Tarabya
The "Cerencan" ran aground due to a steering fault enroute from Azov to Ambarli with a cargo of 3047 tons peas and a crew of 11 on board off Tarabya on Aug 18, 2014, at 4:42 a.m. The rescue service dispatched the tug "Kurtarma 3" to assist which refloated the vessel at 5:50 a.m. It was moored at a safe anchorage at Büyükdere for surveys.


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