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 Prem Divya  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Crude Oil Tanker)
2,419 days ago by odinfm

Three blasts on Indian aframax Prem Divya left three dead, one injured and two missing
Some 105 local repair workers and crew were on board when welding work created a spark that triggered three blasts on the tanker-aframax Prem Divya on Dec 29 2011 in Fujairah port, UAE, where tanker was undergoing repairs. Explosions left three people dead, one injured and two missing. Half of the 24-man crew are now staying in hotels, and the other half would remain with the vessel. The tanker had arrived in Fujairah on December 27 for 10 days of scheduled maintenance repairs. Workers from local firms had come to check the pipes and do welding in the engine room and other repairs and maintenance. Maritime Bulletin www.odin.tc

 Freya  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Chemical Oil Products Tanker)
2,419 days ago by odinfm

Disabled in storm, Norway
At 0300 LT Dec 30 Norway rescue boat Peter Henry von Koss was dispatched to render assistance to disabled tanker Frigg 16-17 nautical mil southwest of Lista. Weather was storme, with sea up to 6 meters, so it was quite a job for rescuers to deliver a towline to tanker. Tanker was successfully towed to Flekkefjord same day. Maritime Bulletin www.odin.tc

 Vinalines Queen  (Bulk Carrier)
2,419 days ago by odinfm

Miracles happen, one crew from capsized Vinalines Queen saved after 5 days in sea
One sailor from the Vietnamese capsized bulk carrier Vinalines Queen survived, he was rescued by a British ship, London Courage, on its way to Singapore on Dec 30, while the other 22 sailors are still missing, reported VNExpress. The sailor was found at sea at about 10:30 a.m., Dec 30, after 5 days swimming ordeal. The sailor, named Dau Ngoc Hung, contacted with the Vietnam Maritime Rescue Center, and said the Queen sunk at 7 a.m., on Dec. 25, local time. Maritime Bulletin www.odin.tc

 Amandi Jack 1  (Service Ship > Pilot Vessel)
2,419 days ago by Timsen

Lost column found off Gedser
Half of the lost 34-m-column of the Danish jack up rig "Aarsleff Jack 3" (MMSI-No.: 219013857) was traced with Sonar help on the sea bottom south of Gedser on Dec 28. The debris is no longer an obstruction for shipping. It is thouhgt to have pierced the bow of the British cargo m/v "Johanna" (IMO: 9197521) which is at present underway from Kokkola to Antwerp.

 Emilia  (Container Ship)
2,419 days ago by Timsen

Lost column found
half of the lost 34-m-column of the Danish jack up rig "Aarsleff Jack 3" (MMSI-No.: 219013857) was traced with Sonar help on the sea bottom south of Gedser on Dec 28. The debris is no longer an obstruction for shipping. It is thouhgt to have pierced the bow of the "Johanna" which is by Dec 30 underway from Kokkola to Antwerp.

 Adriana  (General Cargo Ship)
2,419 days ago by Timsen

Vessel grounded after allision
The "Adriana", 1130 ts (EU-No.: 04000090), allided with pilings at Gandersum in the evening of Dec 29, 2011, and was breached at the bow. The ship was enroute Herbrum - Emden. The master was able to get the ship through the flood barrier of Gandersum before grounding it on the north shore of the Ems to keep it from sinking. The custom boat "Emden" was soon on scene, the shipping authority sent the "Lütje Hörn" and "Friesland". The ship could be kept from sinking with additional dewaterin pumps but was unable to get off the shore. The tug "Radbod" was called from Emden and refloated the vessel. It was berthed at the North Quay in Emden in the early morning of Dec 30. German report with photo: www.emderzeitung....

 Stepanida  (General Cargo Ship)
2,419 days ago by BerndU

Scrap
Arriving Aliaga at 30.12.11

 Olympic Sea  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Crude Oil Tanker)
2,419 days ago by Timsen

Freed tanker enroute Dubai
The 22 crew on board the "Savina Caylyn", released by Somalian pirates is expected to reach Dubai on January 7 2012,. The tanker, carrying crude oil was on its way to Singapore from Malaysia when it was hijacked by the pirates on February eight 2011 at Sokkotra island, for a ransom amount. The "Savina Caylyn" with five Italians and 17 Indians on board, was freed on December 21 after more than 10 months in captivity. The tanker, guarded by Italian Navy has already embarked on its journey to Dubai on Dec 26.

 Enrico Ievoli  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Chemical Oil Products Tanker)
2,419 days ago by Timsen

No communication yet
No contact, neither via radio nor via satellite phones, has been between the "Enrico Ievoli" after it was attacked by pirates off the coast of Oman, and the Neapolitan shipping company 'Marnavi'. According to the ship owners it will take a few days before contacts are established. The company said, captain Augusto Musumeci is a man with a great experience and will be able to keep order and calm on board. They organized a team to support the families. The ship, carrying 15,000 tons of caustic soda, and its 18-member crew, has been probably brought towards Somalia. The "Enrico Ievoli" had sailed from the Arab Emirates bound for Turkey and, at the moment of the boarding by the pirates, it was on a course for a meeting point with a Chinese convoy and its escort in international waters.

 Zolotaya Kolyma  (Bulk Carrier)
2,419 days ago by odinfm

In trouble at ice border, Okhotsk sea
General cargo vessel Zolotaya Kolyma on Dec 30 2011 required assistance, vessel loaded with coal is waiting for an icebreaker at ice border in Okhotsk sea from Dec 24, to be taken to Magadan port. Fresh water is running out, heating boiler broke down, Master of the vessel is asking either for icebreaker or permission to sail to one of the nearest ice free ports. Icebreaker Magadan was providing ice escort till jack-up Kolskaya tragedy, now vessel is in Vladivostok under detention. Maritime Bulletin www.odin.tc


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