On Sep 27, 2021, at 2 p.m. the 'Koroglu Balikcilik-1' suffered an engine failure and allided with the 'Voli' which was berthed in the Bozahane port in Zonguldak's Ereğli District. While no one was injured in the incident, the wooden boat broke into pieces and sank. The accident happened when the purse seiner was about to dock but got out of control, slamming into the port side of the other vessel, the crew of which saved their lifes by jumping into the sea. Slight structural damage was noted on concrete blocks of the pier. A pollution was noted from partially sunken wooden fishing boat to the sea. An incident investigation file was placed by Harbour Master to ascertain the extent of damages and cause of the incident. The vessel has been imposed a fine by Harbour Master due to a breach of safe navigation regulation. The departure permission has been temporarily cancelled until the completion of incident investigation formalities. Turkish reports with photos: https://www.denizhaber.net/zonguldak-bozhane-limaninda-tekneler-catisti-haber-104317.htm http://www.pusulagazetesi.com.tr/denizde-kaza-tekne-parcalandi-187676-haberler.html
The 'Pacific South', en route from Velsen to Narvik with 26 crew members on board, suffered engine trouble in position 53 22 41N, 004 40 41E, about 19,46 nautical miles from Terschelling in the middle of the traffic separation scheme (TSS) on Sep 18, 2021, at 12.30 a.m. The Dutch Coastguard had sent a mail to relevant tug companies. A Coastguard team was in the vicinity of the vessel and has asked it to leave as it was proving to be a hindrance for other vessels. The bulk carrier was anchored in position 53 22 39N, 004 40 20E, about 19,5 nautical miles from Terschelling. As of Sep 28, it was moored in pos. 52° 32.18' N 004° 13.96' E on IJmuiden Anchorage.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca made her inaugural visit to Poole Harbour in Dorset on 4 June, becoming the largest cruise ship to berth in the UK town to date. Measuring just over 205 metres long and weighing 28,000gt, Boudicca berthed at Poole Harbour’s South Quay as part of her free eight-day cruise marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy, France.
The Port of Durban has been named Africa’s Leading Cruise Port at the World Travel Awards – and winning in two other categories, Leading City Destination and Leading Meetings and Conference Destination. Operated by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Port of Durban came up against some stiff competition at the Africa & Indian Ocean gala awards in Mauritius on Saturday. Among the contenders for the award was Kenya’s Port of Mombasa, Tanzania’s Ports of Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar, as well as South Africa’s Ports of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. The Port of Durban previously held the title from 2010 to 2013 before losing it to Cape Town in 2014 and then to Mombasa from 2015 to 2017.
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Inspections of the 'Clipper Como' were carried out by an attending surveyor panel together with Coastal Safety diver teams. Temporary repairs were performed by the salvage teams together with the divers who patched up the side shell plating area in order to minimise the water ingress in ballast tanks and cargo compartments. Upon completion of the temporary repairs, the port of discharge schedule changed to Nemrut Bay instead of Samsun due to safety reasons of vessel and marine traffic. The 'Clipper Como' heaved up anchor and was towed from Bozcaada Island anchorage to Nemrut Bay on Sep 25, where she berthed on Sep 26. After completion of custom formalities, the cargo handling and discharge operation commenced.
Reference Trade Notice No: 01/2019 Disruption of Electricity Power Supply from GETCO, This is to inform all the concerned stakeholders that the power outage from GETCO has been restored and all port operations are normalized.
The Aqaba Development Company (ADC) has completed installing the first oil-tanker steering gear of international standards at the Aqaba Oil Terminal, located within the new southern port.Terminal director, Mohammad Louama, said the new and upgraded system utilises laser technology to monitor speed and calculate distance, thus facilitating the process of docking tankers at night, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.The previously used docking mechanism relied on the estimations and expertise of the maritime piloting crew, thus making it difficult to dock tankers at night, Louama said.
arrived Alang Anchorage 28.09.21
The 'Helvetia', while proceeding from Misrata and heading east for orders, was intercepted and detained by a Libyan National Army (LNA) patrol vessel in vicinity 32 58 09 N, 022 09 58 E, northwest of Ras el Hilal in the afternoon of Sep 26, 2021. The vessel was detained for breaching the LNA 'No Sail Zone' and was escorted to the Ras el Hilal anchorage for administrative procedures. The ship sailed again on Sep 27 at 8.30 p.m.
The world’s largest shipping and logistics company looks set to drop its anchors in Timaru following a visit from the largest ship ever to berth at the port. The town’s port would definitely see more ships like the massive Rio de Janeiro, which berthed here on May 26, if that trial run proves successful, Maersk says. Maersk Oceania area product manager Greg Paradine said it had recently customised its services to accommodate New Zealand ports such as Tauranga, Napier, Lyttelton and Port Chalmers. Timaru could be next on that list after the Rio de Janeiro’s stop over late last month, he said.
(Reuters) – A lockout of longshore workers at Canada’s biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, ended in a deal on Thursday after a few hours, averting a potentially massive shipping disruption, the workers’ union and employers association said. The lockout was immediately lifted and the union also withdrew its strike notice, according to separate statements by the BC Maritime Employers Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada.