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 Magnolia  (Other)
528 days ago by Timsen

Fire in engine room
In the afternoon of July 4, 2016, a fire broke out in the engine room of the "Magnolia", 2130 ts (EU-No.: 04800310), underneath the Main lock at Gustavsburg. Witnesses had remarked smoke emerging from the unloaded ship which was moored at the Main shore at 2.30 p.m. and notified the crew which sealed the openings of the engine room, shut down all engines and aggregates and alerted the fire rescue before saving themselves onto the shore. The fire brigades from Wiesbaden, Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, Bischofheim, as well as forces of the life saving Society DLRG, divers and the fire boat "Hecht" from Gernsheim attended. A squad under respirator could put out the fire with a carbon tube quickly. For extensive ventilation and damping-down more teams were used. For about an hour the ship traffic on the Main and the lock was blocked. German reports with photos: www.wiesbaden112.... www.echo-online.d...

 Arion  (General Cargo Ship)
528 days ago by Timsen

Barge sank on Ijsselmeer
On July 5, 2016, the "Alsvin", 2634 ts (EU-No.: 06004017), sank on the IJsselmeer six Kilometers south of Stavoren. The strong westerly winds with a strength of ssix Baufort had caused water ingress in the cargo hold of the loaded vessel. One person on board was rescued with hypothermia from the half submerged cabin block. Two others remained dry and were collected safe and sound by another ship. Four KNRM-lifeboats from Hindeloopen, Enkhuizen and Lemmer and a rescue helicopter were alerted at 3.35 p.m. The wheelhouse of the wreck emerged above water. Because the ship was leaking oil, oil booms have been laid out around the stern by the salvage ship "Odin". Divers of Rijkswaterstaat were called to seal the oil leaks. The "RWS 77" left port at 5.30 p.m. towards the wreck. A surveillance aircraft was monitoring the sea for pollution. The ship was coming from Duisburg and used to transport iron slag from Ijmuiden. Three floating cranes will be used to lighter the cargo before the whole ship may be salvaged. Work may only start once the wreck has ben inspected by salvors and insurance representatives. Dutch reports with photos and video: www.lc.nl/friesla... nos.nl/artikel/21... https://www.knrm.nl/nieuw... www.lc.nl/friesla... www.volkskrant.nl...

 Top  (Passenger Ship > Passenger Ro Ro Cargo Ship)
528 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Alang 05.07.16 Plot 124

 Typhoon  (Offshore Vessel > Standby Safety Vessel)
529 days ago by keesderu

Typhoon, IMO 7514830
News 5/7 '1: arrived Grenaa scrapyard >>> WRONG VESSEL Typhoon DISPLAYED.

 Qing  (Passenger Ship > Cruise Ship)
529 days ago by Timsen

Salvage work delayed
Plans to pump out water and seal the leakages onboard the "Qing" failed on July 4 after rough weather and high tide forced authorities to defer their plans for a day. Sub-contractors hired by Trinity Leisure, the charterer of the vessel, and SMIT International succeeded in surveying the damage to the ship and deployed their own ocean containment booms after the arrival of their equipment. The Indian Coast Guard has taken out their ocean containment booms and the pollution control vessel ICGS "Samudra Prahari" has sailed out of the port. The boat was now patrolling in the vicinity and can help if required. Attempts to pump out the water from the engine room and refloat the vessel will be made again on July 5 if weather conditions were favourable. The charterers have not decided on pumping out the oil for now. First, the water will be removed and then subsequently the oil will be removed if the need arises. The ship was resting in a water depth of 8.5 meters at the Western India Shipyard Limited berth at the Vasco MPT harbour.

 M.s.v Seamec 2  (Offshore Vessel > Offshore Support Vessel)
529 days ago by Timsen

Charer hire for three years
Seamec on July 4, 201, announced an arrangement with its promoter company HAL Offshore for charter hire of the "Seamec II" for three years. Seamec's promoter HAL Offshore has been awarded a letter of intent by ONGC for charter hire of a multi support vessel for three years. It has been agreed between Seamec and HAL for chartering Seamec-II to HAL along with the marine crew. The total contract value for three years is about $27.69 million. The vessel will be deployed after the completion of some regulatory formalities. The stock gained 6.6 per cent ₹108.1 on the BSE.

 Rio  (Container Ship)
529 days ago by BerndU

sold to Breakers
sold to indian Breakers 274 incl. Bunkers as is Shanghai

 Typhoon  (Offshore Vessel > Standby Safety Vessel)
529 days ago by BerndU

arrived Grenaa Scrapyard
arrived Grenaa Scrapyard 30.06.16 Picture:www.shipspotting....

 C.queen  (Bulk Carrier)
529 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Chittagong 05.07.16

 Anangel Eternity  (Bulk Carrier)
529 days ago by BerndU

beached
Beached at Chittagong 05.07.16


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