The Gravesend’s RNLI lifeboat was called out on Nov 19, 2015, to reports of a crewman aboard the "Arco Arun" who had sustained an injury to his hand. The boat launched at 10 p.m., proceeding to the dredger and transferred to volunteer crew members aboard to assess the condition of the casualty. Crew members discovered the casualty had fallen and sustained a deep cut to the left wrist, after being assessed by crew and treated, it was decided a trip to the hospital would be needed. The casualty was taken to Royal Terrace Pier where they were transported to hospital in a taxi.
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The "Olivia Ribau" was finally refloated on Nov 19 and towed overnight to the shipyard of Mondego, where it will be evaluated if the ship is dismantled or repaired. During the recent days, sand and other debris accumulated inside the vessel was removed.
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While being docked at the Pertamina terminal in Sekong, Silegon, the "Nusa Bintang" suffered an explosion in the engine room in the afternoon of Nov 20, 2015. Two crew members were severely burned in the blast and taken to hospital. They had been carrying out some maintenance repairs. A short circuit was thought to have ignited fuel fumes.
The "MSC Katina" berthed at Eurogate in Hamburg on Nov 20, at 11.30 p.m. Here the damaged container from cargo hold 2 and, as a precaution, some more in its surroundings, were unloaded onto the quay. The ship had reached the Elbe in the afternoon, after the Container had been successfully flooded at 3.45 p.m., and was escorted to port by fire fighting forces where 40 firefighters were already in attendance. After it was clear that the fire was out, all forces were released on Nov 21 at 1.35 a.m. The ship left the port of Hamburg again on Nov 22 at 3.45 a.m. bound for Wilhelmshaven, ETA Nov 22, 1 p.m.
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The fire in a container with charcoal aboard the "MSC Katrina" could be extinguished on Nov 20 at 3.45 p.m. by fire fighters with rebreathers who opened it. The temperature kept being measured constantly while the crew was preparing the further voyage to Hamburg. Four firefighters and one doctor were remaining on board as a precaution until the ship has reached Hamburg, all other units were released in the evening. The ship was being expected in port late in the evening.
In at least one container aboard the "MSC Katrina" which was enroute from Antwerp to Hamburg a fire was detected in the Elbe estuary at 3.49 a.m. The ship accident command center in Cuxhaven was alerted short past 9 a.m. Seven more containers with CO2. The lifeboat "Herman Helms“ and a helicopter transported additional rescue forces from Cuxhaven to the ship in order to flood the area. A helicopter medevaced two injured crew members. On board were 26 crew members and two pilots. The captain was advised to proceed to a position SW of Heligoland. The anti pollution vessel "Neuwerk" attended.
A man had to be airlifted to hospital from athe "Floatel Victory" in the morning of Nov 19, 2015. Emergency services were alerted about 8.30 a.m., after the man fell ill on the support vessel north-west of Shetland. A Coastguard search and rescue helicopter was subsequently launched and he was airlifted to Tingwall Airport, before being transported by ambulance to Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick.