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Four injured after USCG boats collide during training

A total of four crew members were injured after two US Coast Guard boats collided Wednesday, off Falmouth, during a tactical training evolution. The 29-foot tactical boat crews were involved in maneuvers and training when they collided in Buzzards Bay at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Barge allides with RoRo at Russian Arctic

On September 5, a barge broke off mooring and allided with the ro-ro cargo ship Zapolyarnyy which at the time was berthed in Dudinka port, in the Russian Arctic.
According to information, the barge remained intact, while Zapolyarnyy sustained dents in its stern quarters area.

Royal Arsenal crew still detained in Iraq one year after fatal collision

One year has passed since the fatal collision of the Handymax bulk carrier ‘Royal Arsenal’ with the diving support vessel ‘Al Misbar’, and her crew remain under detention at Umm Qasr, Iraq. After the accident, the ship returned to Umm Qasr for investigation, where she has been stuck since then along with 22 crew.

Ship stranded in Mississippi river after collision with underwater object

After colliding with an underwater obstruction in the Mississippi river, a down-bound fully laden bulk carrier suffered a flooded forepeak tank and could not trim to a shallow enough draft to continue her transit. A repair team helped the vessel continue its transit down the river and across the Atlantic to offload cargo.

Crew and Master of hit-and-run tanker detained

Indian authorities detained two crewmembers and the Master of the VLCC ‘Desh Shakti’, after concluding that this ship was likely responsible for the hit-and-run collision with a fishing boat off Kerala earlier this month. The vessel reportedly made a brief halt but continued its journey ‘without bothering to undertake any rescue operations.’

Tanker collides with dock at Port of Ploce, Croatia

The tanker ‘STI Poplar’ collided with a dock in the Port of Ploce in Croatia. The ship was carrying oil and caused significant damage to the port, causing its liquid cargo terminal to be inoperable. As a result of the collision, part of the quay wall and the unloading infrastructure fell into the sea.

Maersk container ship collides with fishing vessel

Maersk’s container ship ‘Cecilie Maersk’ had a collision with the fishing vessel ‘Le Puffin’ on August 7. The container ship was heading to Le Port, Reunion off Madagascar. Five crewmembers of the fishing vessel evacuated the boat, but ‘Cecilie Maersk’ turned back and managed to pick up the fishermen. 

Cargo ship collides with yacht off Kent

Two people have been successfully rescued after a cargo vessel and a yacht collided off Dungeness, Kent, in the early morning hours of Wednesday, according to data provided by the HM Coastguard, which received a Mayday from the yacht following the accident.

Three killed, nine missing after hit-and-run collision off India

Another hit-and-run incident was reported off Kochi, India, after an unidentified merchant vessel hit the fishing vessel ‘Oceanic’ off Kerala in the early morning hours of Tuesday and left without providing assistance. Three people were killed and nine are missing as a result from the collision.

Fishing vessel rudder damage attributed to fatigue

In the latest issue of its LOOKOUT, Maritime NZ describes how a fatigued skipper and anchoring in an unfamiliar area during darkness, contributed to rudder damage on a fishing vessel. The investigation revealed how lack of sleep can affect judgment and risk the safety of the crew and vessel.


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