The 'Habko Pioneer', enroute from Pacitan to Merak, was in collision with the fishing vessel 'Barokah Jaya' on April 3, 2021, at 4.45 p.m. northeast of Jakarta, in the Indramayu Regency waters, West Java. The damaged fishing vessel sank, of its 32 crew members, 15were rescued by the cargo ship, 17 more fishermen remained missing. An SAR operation was launched after the bulk carrier reported the accident to the Cirebon Vessel Traffic Centre and moored in pos. 05° 37.30' N 108° 17.14' E.
Beached at Chittagong 02.04.21
Hutchison Ports has been selected by Canada’s Québec Port Authority (QPA) to work alongside Canadian National Railway (CN) to build and operate a new deepwater container terminal known as project Laurentia. The CAD775m ($575m) project will be financed primarily through the joint investment of the three partners. “Québec City will become Hutchison Ports’ gateway to the East coast of North America.
The Port of Corpus Christi has begun the dredging work to expand Corpus Christi Ship Channel and prepare the port for the anticipated increase in US crude oil exports. The Port of Corpus Christi ship channel Improvement project will deepen and widen the entrance ship channel from 47 up to 54 feet and widen it from 400 to 530 feet. The $93m dredging contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company earlier this year with work expected to be completed in 2020.
Scrapped at Marin,deleted 01/2021 http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=3276113
Beached at Alang 02.04.21
A Cosco Shipping mega-containership has become the largest to call in Saudi Arabia. The 21,237 teu Cosco Shipping Solar called at the Saudi Global Ports SGP) terminal at King Abdul Aziz Port Dammam on 28 May, the largest to ever containership berth at one of the countries ports.
Ningbo-Zhoushan port launched the second phase construction project of Dapukou container terminal at Jintang port area to build three of the five new container berths, including one 100,000 tonnes-class container berth and two 70,000 tonnes-class berths.
arrived Aliaga Anchorage 02.04.21
The barge 'St. Mary's Cement II', 11446 gt, under tow of the 'Sea Eagle II', suffered damage while being manoeuvered to its berth in Bowmanville, Ontario, on March 27, 2021. A fastening bolt on the East No.1 dolphin punctured two small holes in the barge's side shell.
State-owned shipping group Vinalines has bought back its stake in a central port after illegally selling it to a private firm. The Government Inspectorate last year found that Vinalines, under the Ministry of Transport, had illegally sold its stake to Hop Thanh Investment & Mineral JSC without the government’s approval. The inspectors demanded that Vinalines buy back its stake. Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) has acquired a 75% stake in Quy Nhon seaport for VND415bn ($17.8m), local media reported.
This is to inform all the concerned stakeholders that Port Operations have been disrupted since May 30, 2019 evening hours due to sudden and unforeseen Power Outage from GETCO. GETCO team is already working on the issue and trying their best to restore the power at the earliest. As a result of this outage, all the mechanized Port Operations are disrupted. Port is trying best to continue vessel discharge operations in non-mechanized mode, until the restoration of Power from the GETCO. Port will further inform once the Power is restored & Port operations normalized.