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 Ana  (General Cargo Ship)
164 days ago by Timsen

Disabled cargo ship towed to safety
The "Ana" suffered a mechanical problem and got disabled in heavy seas in East China sea on July 7, 2014,north of the Taiwan Strait, odin.tc reports. The vessel, which was en route from Zhoushan to Singapore, requested assistance, A Chinese salvage vessel was dispatched to take freighter in tow. After several failed attempts, the salvage vessel finally managed to tow the "Ana" to a safe anchorage off Lianjiang on July 8. The 17 Indian crew members were reported to be safe and sound.

 Simon B  (General Cargo Ship)
164 days ago by Timsen

Drunken master with difficulties to berth coaster
Coming from Varberg, the "Simon B" had problems to enter the port of Aalborg on July 10, 2014, around 4 a.m. First the ship sailed past the assigned dock, then a new berth was allocated by the port staff. When the coaster finally docked there with some difficulties, it allided with the quay. While damage remained limited, the maneuver caused the port staff to call the North Jutland Police. The captain had to undergo a breathalyzer test which showed an alcohol level of 2,07 per thousand. A blood sample was taken to determine the alcohol level of the master while he was at the helm of the ship. He will, however, face a hefty fine and was detained by the police.

 Certamen  (Service Ship > Cable Layer)
164 days ago by Timsen

Under tow to Aliaga breakers
The "Certa", the formerly "Certamen", was towed by the AHTS "Sea Patron" shortly after leaving the Grand Harbour in Valletta on July, 8, 2014 assisted by the tugs "Lieni" and "Sea Salvor" bound to breakers at Aliaga.

 Paul Russ  (Container Ship)
165 days ago by Swiss63

Charter
4 - 6 months charter extension, trading Asia - South Pacific Islands, Mariana Express Lines

 Bella J  (Container Ship)
165 days ago by Swiss63

Charter
2 - 5 months charter, trading South East Asia, Wan Hai

 Alidra  (Container Ship)
165 days ago by Swiss63

Charter
4 - 6 months charter extension, trading Manzanillo - Amazonas, Mitsui OSK

 Hansa Duburg  (Container Ship)
165 days ago by Swiss63

Charter
1 - 3 months charter extension, trading Asia, Wan Hai

 Hansa Salzburg  (Container Ship)
165 days ago by Swiss63

Charter
2 - 4.5 months charter, trading Asia, Sinotrans

 Hansa Siegburg  (Container Ship)
165 days ago by Swiss63

Charter
25 - 50 days charter, trading Asia, PIL

 Taurus  (Container Ship)
165 days ago by Swiss63

Charter
21 - 49 days charter, trading East Mediterranean, Maersk


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