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 Terneskjaer  (General Cargo Ship)
10 hours ago by Timsen

Ship disabled off Thyborøn
The Thyborøn Rescue Station received an emergency call from the "Terneskjaer" on Nov 21, 2017,short before 10 p.m. The ship had suddenly suffered a engine failure in the Thyborøn Canal and was drifting close to shore in strong winds without power. The lifeboats "FRB 16" and "Martha Lerche" immediately headed to the ship, and the "FRB 16" managed to connect a towing line and keep the ship clear of the shore until the "Martha Lerche" could take over. The freighter was safely towed to the dock in Thyborøn and continued the voyage to Leland on Nov 22 at 7.25 a.m.

 Jetliner  (Passenger Ship > Passenger Ro Ro Cargo Ship)
10 hours ago by Timsen

Ferry slammed into ferry building
The "Jetliner" with 181 passengers on board ran onto the shore at high speed while approaching Kendari port in southeast Sulawesi island in the evening of Nov 23, 2017, aat 5.30 p.m. The ferry had arrived at Kendari after having sailed from Raha at 11 a.m., when it suddenly lost control and veered off course. The ship crashed into the Syahbandaar Office Building. No injures were reported, all passengers were evacuated. The building was badly damaged, the ferry also sustained bow damage. Reports with photos: https://fajar.co.id/2017/11/23/kapal-tabrak-kantor-syahbandar-kendari/ https://fajar.co.id/2017/11/23/kapal-tabrak-kantor-syahbandar-kendari/ https://www.youtube.com/w... https://www.youtube.com/w...

 Kasra-1  (General Cargo Ship)
10 hours ago by Timsen

Water ingress on the Volga
On Nov 22, 2017, at 11.40 p.m. the "Kasra 1" lost control on the Volga river at kilometer mark 3602 after having suffered water ingress into the steering compartment, which was flooded. The ship was moored outside the fairway so that traffic was not affected. The ship, loaded with 2.320 tons of general cargo, was en route from Astrakhan to Enzeli.


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