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 Arco Arun  (Service Ship > Dredger)
242 days ago by Timsen

Dredger damaged at least 10 yachts
At least ten yachts moored outside the Medway Yacht Club were struck and badly damaged on Sep 28, 2014, by the "Arco Arun" in the fog. Fortunately, no one was on board of the yachts at the time of the incident, so there were no injuries. The dredgerallegedly struck the vessels, and then radioed Medway Vessel Traffic Services that contact had been made “with a couple of yachts”. Report with photos: www.dredgingtoday...

 Hanjin Gladstone  (Bulk Carrier)
242 days ago by BerndU

arrived Scrapyard anchorage
arrived Chittagong anchorage 29.09.14

 Roula  (Bulk Carrier)
242 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Gadani 21.09.14

 Sino Grace  (Bulk Carrier)
242 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Chittagong 24.09.14

 Regina G  (General Cargo Ship)
242 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Chittagong 18.09.14

 Omera I  (Bulk Carrier)
242 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Chittagong 22.09.14

 Glob  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Chemical Oil Products Tanker)
242 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Chittagong 25.09.14

 Pride Of Canterbury  (Passenger Ship > Passenger Ro Ro Cargo Ship)
242 days ago by Timsen

Fire aboard ferry
On Sep 29, 2014, around 8.40 a.m. a fire broke out in the engine room of the "Pride of Canterbury" when the ferry arrived at Calais, coming from Dover, with 337 passengers on board. The captain announced problems with the starboard engine, and the ferry was waiting for tug assistance off the port. Meanwhile thick smoke was billowing from the starboard side. Some of the ship’s crew were wearing breathing apparatus as they tried to tackle the blaze. The blaze was put out by automatic sprinklers. The vessel was taken to a berth near the port master of Calais to facilitate emergency access for the firefighters and SMUR. The docks were shut off. The passengers were told to congregate near the foot passengers exit. The fire was extinguished around 10:30 a.m. None of the on the whole 377 persons on board were injured, howqever, a lot of people were panicking and the crew were trying to calm them down. After the fire was out, the firefighters remained on board to try to determine the cause of the incident. The ferry was taken to Arno Shipyard in Dunkirkfor repairs which lasted until Dec 11. Around 10 p.m. the ship left the port at 11 p.m. and headed for Calais to resume its service Dover-Calais. Reports with photos and videos: www.dover-express... www.lavoixdunord.... france3-regions.f...

 Danai 1  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Oil Products Tanker)
242 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Chittagong 25.09.14

 Castillo D San Pedro  (Bulk Carrier)
242 days ago by BerndU

beached
beached at Chittagong 25.09.14


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