Aboard the 'Adventure of the Seas', six passengers tested positive on Thursday, six days into the week-long, round-trip cruise from Nassau during routine testing to comply with the U.S. government’s rule requiring negative results to enter the country. The ship was carrying around 1,000 passengers and 900 crew members on board. The positive passengers were flown back to the U.S. on July 30, 2021, from Freeport. Four of the positive passengers are vaccinated and were traveling separately. Two of the positive passengers were unvaccinated and traveling together.
The 'Hoegh Esperanza' ran aground with a cargo of LNG on the Rio de la Plata at kilometer 143,90 in the Punta Indio Canal 1000 meters off the buoy BRL-143 while approaching Buenos Aires on July 29, 2021, at 6 p.m. en route from Corpus Christi. The first attempt to refloat the ship from the sandy.muddy boddom which was stuck outside the fairway with a tug failed. Also the 'GC-75 Bahia Blanca' of the Prefectura Naval Argentina and the 'GC-73 Cabo Corrientes' attended. On July 30 at 7.30 p.m. the tug 'Madrugador' refloated the ship with the high tide. It then proceeded with own power and escorted by the Coast Guard cutters to the La Plata anchorage and on July 31 at 6.25 a.m. moored in pos. 34° 43.34' N 057° 53.04' W for inspections before unloading the cargo.
A total of 12 units of fire fighters brought the fire under control The blazing fire at the Chittagong port was brought under control on Wednesday evening 15 July 2020. Meanwhile, Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has formed a five-member probe body, headed by Zafar Alam, Member (Administration and Planning) of the CPA, to determine the cause of the fire and the extent of damage. The CPA Secretary Omark Faruk confirmed the matter. “Although the fire has been brought under control, smoke is still billowing from the gutted goods,” said the Secretary, The blazing fire originated at Shed No 3 of the maritime port at around 4pm on Wednesday, according to the Fire Service and Civil Defence Control Room in Agrabad, Chittagong city. A total of 12 units of fire fighters brought the fire under control. According to the CPA, goods like foam, fabrics, machineries, papers, and soda meant for destruction were stockpiled at the No.3 shed of the port. AIS/Station/ BDCGP
The 'CMA CGM Puerto Antioquia', en route from Le Havre to New York with 20 crew members on board, was disabled and adrift in position 49 29 43.0N, 006 45 39.0W, 29 nautical miles southwest of the Isles of Scilly, on Jly 29, 2021, at 6.50 p.m. The ship had suffered problems with the cooling in the main engine at 5.15 p.m. Afer repairs were carried out, the ship started its engine again and resumed the voyage with an ETA as of Aug 5.
The 'Charles Sexton’ repatriated 14 Cubans to Cuba, on July 29, 2021, following an interdiction off the coast of Bahamas. Customs and Border Air and Marine Operations officers reported a rustic vessel with 14 people aboard, approximately 26 miles southeast of Anguilla Cay to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately 11 p.m., Tuesday. They were brought aboard the Coast Guard Cutter 'Issac Mayo' and then transferred to the 'Charles Sexton' and reported in good health. Report with photo: https://coastguardnews.com/coast-guard-repatriates-14-migrants-to-cuba-2/2021/07/30/
The 'Iyanough' had to be taken out of service in the morning of July 29, 2021, after a low fuel-pressure alarm sounded on its 8:15 a.m. trip to Nantucket. The vessel returned to Hyannis without incident, and the alarm was being investigated by SSA engineers. Initially the 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. trips were cancelled by the operator SSC so far with no timeline for the return.
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