Allision damagerepaired in Ijmuiden
The "Frontier Island" left the port of Ijmuiden, where she had been damaged by the "Golden Ruby" at the quay of the Tate Steel Works on Jan 26, again on Feb 9 at 5.30 p.m. after repairs, being bound for Immingham as next port of call, ETA Feb 10 at 3 p.m.
Collision in Ijmuiden
The Hongkong flagged bulkcarrier "Golden Ruby" (IMO: 9470399), allided with the "Frontier Island", which was berthed in Ijmuiden at Tate Steel Works, Outer Quay 2, on Jan 26, 2016. The "Golden Ruby" had sailed from Port Calbot on Jan 23 and arrived in Ijmuiden where the "Golden Ruby" slammed into its starboard side, causing a breach above the water line. Also the "Golden Ruby" which had sailed from Eemshaven berthed in Ijmiden at the Monnickendam Quay around 11 p.m. after the accident with damage to its starboard side stern. It left port again on Jan 30 at 1.45 p.m. bound for Port Cartier. Photos: http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2400435 http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2399989 http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2399990
£6.5m cocaine siezed hidden on coal ships by Colombian drug cartels
UK Border Force officers yesterday, September 5, 2012 announced they have closed down an important supply route through Immingham in North East Lincolnshire, after a series of major seizures of the Class A drug. The high purity cocaine was found hidden in loads of coal on bulk vessels that had travelled from Puerto Prodeco, in Colombia, to the east coast port. Seizures have been made on three different vessels in the last three months, with the most recent being eight kilos found on the MV Frontier Island last week.Upload News