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 Anesha  (Other)
228 days ago by Timsen

River cruise ship ran onto Danube shore
In the morning of Sep 11, 2016, the "Anesha" ran onto the shore of the Danube near Vojka. The ship suffered slight damage. None of the 150 passengers and 50 crew members were injured. One of the four officers of the ship, the Romanian master, did not pass the breathalyzer test afterwards. He was taken to hospital with a heart attack. Divers were called to survey the hull in the foremidday, after the ship was pulled out, before it was released in the run of the day, so that the voyage to Budapest could be continued. Russian report with photo:

 Viking Freya  (Passenger Ship)
228 days ago by Timsen

Two crew members died in allision of river cruise ship
On Sep 11, 2016, at 1.30 a.m. the "Viking Freya", 3138 gt, allided with a railway Bridge on the Main-Danube-Canal short after having sailed from Erlangen to Budapest. Two Hungarian crew members, aged 33 and 49, died in the debris of the crushed wheelhouse. The elder of them was the deputy of the master, the other a deck Hand. The canal was barred for ship traffic for an uncertain time. The 180 passengers and 49 crew members could only be disembarked after a temporary Gangway had been constructed by the more than 200 rescue forces. German reports with photos:

 Stena Spirit  (Passenger Ship > Passenger Ro Ro Cargo Ship)
228 days ago by Timsen

Repairs of fire damage completed
The "Stena Spirit" left the port of Gdynia finally on Sep 10 at 9.20 p.m. after repairs were completed. On Sep 11 at 7.45 a.m. she returned to service in Karlskrona, departing again at 9 a.m.

 Pohorje  (Container Ship)
228 days ago by Timsen

Mechanical failure in Felixstowe
The "Pohorje" sufffered a mechanical failure while leaving the port of Felixstowe on Sep 9, 2016, around 5 p.m. The ship stopped in the river and then edged to no.8 berth. It finally left on Sep 10 at 10.30 a.m. bound to Bremerhaven. The ship dropped anchor on New Weser Roads on Sep 11 around midday.

 Esteiro  (Fishing Vessel)
228 days ago by Timsen

Trawler on fire off Bahia Blanca
In the stern of the "Esteiro" a fire broke out in the morning of Sep 10, 2016, off Bahia Blanca. The 17 crew members were rescued by the nearby fishing vessel "Atrevido" (IMO: 9014016). The vessel remained well alight and adrift. Video:

 Aquamarine  (General Cargo Ship > Refrigerated Cargo Ship)
228 days ago by BerndU

arrived Aliaga anchorage
arrived Aliaga anchorage 10.09.16

 Medea  (Ro Ro Cargo Ship > Vehicles Carrier)
228 days ago by BerndU

arrived Jiangyin scrapyard
arrived Jiangyin scrapyard 10.09.16

 Seaspan Expeditor  (Container Ship)
228 days ago by BerndU

arrived Gulf of Khambhät
arrived Gulf of Khambhät 11.09.16

 Hercules Highway  (Ro Ro Cargo Ship > Vehicles Carrier)
228 days ago by BerndU

arrived Bhavnagar Anchorage
arrived Bhavnagar Anchorage 10.09.16

 Gas Jade  (Gas Tanker > Lpg Tanker)
228 days ago by BerndU

arrived Gulf of Khambhät
arrived Gulf of Khambhät 10.09.16

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