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 Robyn J  (Tug)
467 days ago by Timsen

Tug located empty boat of missing Oceanside man
U.S. Coast Guard crews were searching from Oceanside to La Jolla for the 53-year-old Oceanside man who went missing with his boat on Sep 9, 2013. The "Robyn J" located the Lucky Dog with its engine engaged at 6:26 a.m. on Sep 10 approximately 10 miles northwest of La Jolla. A Coast Guard Station San Diego 45-foot Response Boat crew was dispatched to the vessel, came alongside the "Lucky Dog" and was able to board the boat and stop the engine. The Coast Guard boat crew towed the "Lucky Dog" toward Oceanside and transferred the tow to Oceanside Harbor Police at 9:55 a.m. The Harbor Police towed the vessel to Del Mar Boat Basin. As of 12:30 p.m., two Jayhawk helicopter crews, the 45-foot boat crew, and the Coast Guard Cutter Edisto were searching. A Customs and Border Protection Multi-role Enforcement Aircraft also joined the search, and the Oceanside Harbor Police conducted both maritime and shoreline searches. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles is scheduled to relieve one of the Jayhawk helicopters, and the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter is also preparing to get underway to assist in the search for the missing man.

 Amundsen  (Service Ship > Icebreaker)
467 days ago by Timsen

Helicopter operating with Amundsen crashed - three dead
A helicopter operating with the "Amundsen" crashed into the Arctic Ocean on Sep 9, 2013. Three crew aboard the helicopter died. There were no survivors. The crash occurred at 8 p.m. ET (6 p.m. MT) in the McClure Strait, about 600 kilometres west of Resolute north of Banks Island on the opposite side of the island from Sachs Harbour, N.W.T. The helicopter, a Messerschmitt BO 105S, was doing a reconnaissance mission on the state of the ice in the area when it crashed. The first responder to the crash site was the "Amundsen" itself. The crew was able to recover the bodies of the three victims, and the ship returned to Resolute. At a press conference, the Coastguard announced the names of the deceased: Marc Thibault, commanding officer of the CCGS Amundsen. Daniel Dubé, helicopter pilot. Klaus Hochheim, an Arctic scientist affiliated with the University of Manitoba. The "Amundsen" had recently departed Resolute on a research voyage. The ship, and the associated helicopter, were at sea when the crash occurred about 600 kilometres west of Resolute, in the Northwest Passage north of Banks Island.

 Widor  (General Cargo Ship)
467 days ago by Timsen

Allision in Brake
The "Widor" allided with the ship loader III at the South Quay in Brake in the early morning of Sep 6, 2013. The accident was caused by a failure of a Generator during moring operations. The master in vain had tried to stop the ship with an emergency anchoring. The shore side damage was some thousand Euro. The ship which had come from Arhus at 1 a.m. left the port at 6.40 p.m. after the end of investigation and being bound for St. Petersburg where it docked on Sep 10.

 Astrid  (Pleasure Craft > Sailing Vessel)
467 days ago by arnekiel

Video report from Astrid salvage
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 Artania  (Passenger Ship > Cruise Ship)
467 days ago by arnekiel

Captain of Artania dies on board after heart attack
The captain of the Artania, Sergey Kalashnikov died on Tuesday, Sept. 10 aboard his ship in Eidfjord, Norway after a heart attack. Unfortunately for the time the ship was apparently at the pier. Sergey Kalashnikov was only 52 years old. Sergey Kalashnikov was captain since 19 June 2013 and previously was Staff Captain aboard Artania.

 Nazo-s  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Chemical Tanker)
467 days ago by BerndU

sold to breakers
sold to breakers

 Binhai 281  (Offshore Vessel > Offshore Tug Supply Ship)
467 days ago by BerndU

sold to breakers
sold to breakers

 Fu Qing Shan  (General Cargo Ship)
467 days ago by BerndU

arrived Scrapyard
arrived Ningde scrapyard 08/2013

 Sun Pacific  (Bulk Carrier)
467 days ago by BerndU

sold to breakers
sold to breakers

 Basel S5  (Bulk Carrier)
467 days ago by BerndU

sold to breakers
sold to Chinese breakers 365$/to


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