Arrest in Ravenna
The 'Haci Semsettindundar' was arrested in the port of Ravenna on July 22, 2022. She was moored in position 44 27 14 N, 012 15 45 E in the Piombion port as of July 25. The vessel had arrived from Georgetown on July 20. It was released on Aug 26 and sailed at 3.55 p.m., headed to Tuzla with an ETA as of Sep 2.
Engine failure in Ionian Sea
On May 31, 2021, the 'Haci Semsettindundar', enroute from Istanbul to Conakry, suffered an engine failure and lost power in the Ionian Sea in vicinity 36 05 30.0N, 021 40 18.0E. After it turned out that repairs could not be carried out by the crew, the tug 'Apollon' was contracted to assist and took the ship in tow on June 1 towards Turkish territorial waters. On June 8 it dropped anchor in pos. 38° 19.04' N 026° 15.14' E off Cesme.
Container ship towed to Tuzla for repairs
The 'Haci Semsettin Dundar', which had sailed from Liverpool on March 15, 2020, suffered engine failure in the Ionian Sea in position 36 36 00.0 N, 018 13 00.0 E, on April 2. The tug 'VB Hispania' (IMO: 9476018) was appointed to tow the vessel to Tuzla for repairs. The towing operation commenced on April 3. During the Canakkale Strait passage, a coastal safety tug provided escort service for the vessel and the traffic safety. The estimated time of arrival at Tuzla shipyard area was April 8. The ship entered Tuzla shipyard upon completion of formalities and Covid 19 control checks. Permanent repairs have commenced onboard by shore based technical teams as regards to the class surveyor further recommendations. Vessel class status temporarily suspended by classification society until completion of permanent repairs together with sea trials and performance tests. After sea trials were carried out successfully and a new set of trading documents was issued by the classification society and the flag state authority, the vessel sailed from Tuzla and arrived at Derince for loading operations on May 29.Upload News