The "Bohus" was taken in tow by the tug "Fenja (IMO:9192076), which had been called from Wallhamn at 5 p.m. and entered the port of Sandefjord on May 17 at 3 a.m. The ships left Sandefjord at 5.30 a.m., bound to Frederikshavn where the ferry was to be repaired. The ship was berthed at the Orskov Yard A/S on Mary 18 at 5.50 a.m.
During salt loading operations a conveyor belt collapsed into the "Leonidas" at Patillos on May 16, 2019. One worker suffered minor injures. The port authorities were discussing withthe conveyor operator how to remove the debris and free the ship in a most safe and quick way. The ship’s damages were not yet fully assessed. There was no environmental damage reported. The "Leonidas" had arrived, coming from Puerto Quetzal, on May 15. Reports with photos and video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcJaPNhkQdA https://portalportuario.cl/iniciaran-investigacion-para-determinar-causas-del-colapso-de-infraestructura-en-puerto-patillos/
India Global Ports Limited (IGPL) is committed to investing up to $500m to develop Chabahar Port in southern Iran as part of series of projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars, a senior official said. Alireza Jahan, the representative of the Iranian partner of IGPL, said the investments will be made over the next 10 years to equip the port of Chabahar with special loading and unloading harbor facilities. IGPL has been tasked with administering and running the terminal of the first phase of ‘Beheshti harbor’ at Chabahar Port. IGPL also officially is in charge of navigation in the port of Chabahar from January with $85 million investment.
In the first quarter of 2019, Turkey-based YILPORT HOLDING, the 12th biggest global container terminal and port operator, ordered four high-performance Model 8 mobile harbor cranes for two terminals in Latin America. Two of the large Konecranes Gottwald cranes will begin operation in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, in mid-2019, followed by two cranes in Puerto Bolivar, Ecuador, just two months later.
Steel renewals were being carried out in the cargo storage tank 5 in Tuzla aboard the fire damaged "Athlos". Air tightness tests and pumping system inspections will be conducted upon the completion of repairs. The vessel remained stationary in the shipyard at Tuzla on May 17.
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According to a VCTPL official, the project construction will begin immediately and is expected to be completed by March 2021. The project is being taken up on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer basis duly enhancing the capacity of the existing container terminal to meet the growing business needs. Source: Indian Express
In the first quarter of 2019, Turkey-based YILPORT HOLDING, the 12th biggest global container terminal and port operator, ordered four high-performance Model 8 mobile harbor cranes for two terminals in Latin America. Two of the large Konecranes Gottwald cranes will begin operation in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, in mid-2019.
The "Princess Paula" was boarded by robbers in position 01 42 N, 101 26 E, at the Dumai Port Anchorage on May 11, 2019, at 10 a.m. The robbers escaped with the stolen engine spare parts. The third engineer noticed the robbery when he entered the engine room and discovered that the spare parts compartments had been broken into. The alarm was raised, and a search of the vessel was concluded.
The "Ocean Dragon 6", 152 gt, with dozens of passengers on board ran aground at the coast of Ngenang island, Riau Islands, in the South China Sea on May 16, 2019, at 7 p.m. The ferry was en route from Tanjung Pinang, the capital of the Riau islands province, to Batam island in the Singapore Strait. The hull was breached, and the ship suffered flooding. The passengers were transferred onto the ferry "Ocean Dragon 9".
Port Waratah Coal Services’ two terminals at Newcastle port in the eastern Australian state of New South Wales had 13 ships waiting offshore on Sunday, down from 17 ships a week earlier, the Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator said in its weekly report Monday. The queue was expected to comprise less than five ships at the end of March, HVCCC said. A total of 2.2 million mt of coal was shipped out of the PWCS terminals in the week to Sunday, up 111,000 mt from the week before.
The world’s first LNG-fuelled survey vessel, the "Atair", has been floated in Kiel after a building period of 16 months on Feb 28, 2019. The vessel was built on behalf of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) and the vessel’s general contractor is Fassmer shipyard. It’s hull and superstructure, as well as parts of its outfitting, were constructed at German Naval Yards Kiel. The survey vessel is destined to be used for wreck search and underwater surveying. After successfully completing all trials, the new building is due to be delivered to BSH in spring 2020. Reports with photos: https://seanews.co.uk/shipping/tanker/lng-powered-survey-vessel-atair-floated-out-at-german-naval-yards-kiel/ http://www.kn-online.de/Nachrichten/Wirtschaft/Kieler-Werft-bringt-erstes-Forschungsschiff-mit-LNG-Antrieb-zu-Wasser