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 Fv Paskisa  (Fishing Vessel)
209 days ago by Timsen

Trawler sank off Fécamp
In the early morning of Oct 29, 2017, the "Maletico - DP.365120", 30 gt, with a crew of five on board issued a distress call which was receeived by the CROSS Gris-Nez after having suffered strong water ingress off ​​Fécamp. The CROSS immediately deployed the SNSM-boat "Cap Fagnet - SNS 089" from Fécamp, the "Commandant" Chandelier of the SNSM station Saint Valéry en Caux and a Dragon 76 helicopter from Le Havre. The trawler "Equinoxe" which was on its way to Dieppe, also participated in the rescue operations and went on standby near the "Maletico". After attempts to dewater the ship failed, it started to sink at 2.50 a.m. The crew was taken on board by the "Equinoxe". The Dragon 76 helicopter secured the operation. The CROSS Gris-Nez immediately started conference calls between the "Equinoxe", the Toulouse Medical Center and the Maritime Medical Coordination SAMU in Le Havre. At 6:30 a.m. the "Equinox" arrives at Dieppe where the castaways were cared for by the fire brigade. The "Maletico" sank with eight tons gas oil on board. An Emergency Advisories Notice (AVURNAV) was issued to mariners to report any debris in the area.

 Cabrera  (General Cargo Ship)
209 days ago by Timsen

Greek reports..
..with photos: www.lifo.gr/now/g... www.documentonews... https://nautilia.gr/eidiseis/epixeirisi-anelkysis-fortigou-ploiou-cabrera-andro/ www.worldenergyne... www.kathimerini.g... www.skai.gr/news/...

 Pacific Sky  (Oil And Chemical Tanker > Crude Oil Tanker)
209 days ago by Timsen

Tanker chased by pirates
The "Pacific Sky" was hunted by pirates 180 miles south of Port Porbandar in the Indian Ocean. The pirates chased the ship with four boats and tried to board it, but failed. The pursuit took place a week ago. "The captain issued distress signals via VHT Channel 16 and warned all ships nearby. He then increased the speed of the ship and notified the British Navy's information center and the Indian Coast Guard, after which he continued the voyage from Umm Said to Yosu. The Indian authorities then contacted the ship to investigate the incident.

 Karlsoy  (Passenger Ship > Passenger Ro Ro Cargo Ship)
209 days ago by Timsen

Repairs of grounding damage in Tromsø
The "Karlsøy", which had run aground on Oct 26, 2017, at 11 a.m. near Vengsøyat enroute to Vågsøy, was pulled off by a Coastguard vessel in the afternoon. The ship was taken to Tromsø for further inspections by the Maritime Directorate and repairs, where she arrived at 9.45 p.m. and actually was still remaining. At the time of the grounding a crew of four and two passengers were on board. They were not injured. The "Vengsøy" was called in to replace the ship. Norwegian report with photo: https://www.nordlys.no/gr...

 Lady Ariane  (General Cargo Ship)
209 days ago by Timsen

Medevac in German Bight
On Oct 26. 2017, an injured crew member was medevaced from the "Lady Ariane" about 90 miles NW of Heligoland in the German Bight. The Philippino had fallen and suffered a head injury. The Danish MRCC in Aarhus notfied the German counterpart in Bremen. An SAR helicopter of the German Navy was deployed from Heligoland and hoisted a doctor from the frigate "Brandenburg" whi was dropped off at 8 p.m. on the cargo ship. Both patient and doctor were taken off the vessel at 8.30 p.m. and taken to the mainland.

 Flemhude  (Tug)
209 days ago by Timsen

Collision off Poel
On Oct 24, 2017, the cargo m/v "Atria" was in collision with the "Flemhude" and barges the tug was pushing off Poel island in the Wismar fairway. The "Atria" was underway towards the port of Wismar, the "Flemhude" in northern direction outside the fairway. In spite of VHF communication of bothe captains the ships collided in the narrow fairway. The tug was damaged at the wheelhouse and suffered a hull dent of four meters length. The "Atria" suffered bow damage. The water police Wismar started investigations. Both ships entered the port of Wismar and were detained until declared seaworthy again. The "Atria" was allowed to continue the voyage to Falkenberg on Oct 25 at 6 p.m., where she arrived at 5 p.m. on Oct 26. The "Flemhude" docked at berth 12 in Wismar and left the port of Wismar on Oct 31 short past midnight and berthed at the Marstal Vaerft A/S in Marstal for repairs at 8.20 a.m. It left the yard on Nov 15 at 6 p.m. On Nov 16 it was back in Kiel, assisting the dredger "Bodo Installer" (IMO: 8121434). German report with photo: www.ostsee-zeitun...

 Atria  (General Cargo Ship)
209 days ago by Timsen

Collision off Poel
On Oct 24, 2017, the "Atria" was in collision with the tug "Flemhude" and barges the tug was pushing off Poel island in the Wismar fairway. The "Atria" was underway towards the port of Wismar, the "Flemhude" in northern direction outside the fairway. In spite of VHF communication of bothe captains the ships collided in the narrow fairway. The tug was damaged at the wheelhouse and suffered a hull dent of four meters length. The "Atria" suffered bow damage. The water police Wismar started investigations. Both ships entered the port of Wismar and were detained until declared seaworthy again. The "Atria" was allowed to continue the voyage to Falkenberg on Oct 25 at 6 p.m., where she arrived at 5 p.m. on Oct 26. The "Flemhude" docked at berth 12 in Wismar and left the port of Wismar on Oct 31 short past midnight and berthed at the Marstal Vaerft A/S in Marstal for repairs at 8.20 a.m. German report with photo: www.ostsee-zeitun...

 Kormoran  (Other)
209 days ago by Timsen

Allision near Stroobos
In the evening of Oct 27, 2017, the "SG Kormoran" allided with a bridge over the Van Starkenborgh Canal near Stroobos. The crane on the deck of the dredger ship was heavily damaged. The bridge suffered only little damage, but was closed for traffic for the time of the investigations. Dutch reports with photos: https://waldnet.nl/wn/fotonieuws/14833/Duits_schip_vaart_tegen_brug_Stroobos.html www.rtvnoord.nl/n...

 Baltic Performer  (General Cargo Ship > Refrigerated Cargo Ship)
209 days ago by Timsen

Reefer sailing again after cargo shift
The "Baltic Performer" left the port of Brest again after the shifted cargo was secured again, on Oct 27 at 9.30 p.m. and headed to Dakar, ETA Nov 2.

 Esl Africa  (General Cargo Ship > Multi Purpose Carrier)
209 days ago by Timsen

Cargo ship sailing again after grounding
The "ESL Africa" left the port of Oxelösund again on Oct 28 at 7.45 p.m. and headed to Dakar, ETA Nov 9.


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