The ill-fated container ship ONE Apus is expected to be available to depart around mid of March, shiponwer ONE informed, just over three months after the ship suffered a major container loss in the Pacific Ocean.
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Japan’s Transportation Safety Board (JTSB) issued an investigation report on the foundering of the cargo ship JIA DE due to heavy weather in Kanagawa Prefecture, which led to fatalities of 8 crew members, in October 2019.
TSB Canada issued an investigation report on the collision of the bulk carriers Golden Cecilie and Green K-Max 1 in the Plumper Sound, British Columbia, in March 2020. The Golden Cecilie suffered dragging anchor due to heavy winds, the report reveals, stressing that the crew did not follow established procedures to ready the vessel for impending adverse weather conditions.
Following the sinking of the Palau-flagged freight ship Arvin, a new video captured from onboard cameras shows how the cargo vessel broke in two after a huge wave off Turkey’s Black Sea.
The backlog of shipping that is currently being seen in the ports of Southern California, is now affected by a winter storm that led many vessels that were anchored off the San Pedro Bay port complex to head to sea on January 25 to ride out the storms.
Equinor, offshore wind major, explores the opportunities of wind offshore solar power, as according to the plan it will construct a floating pilot plant off Frøya, aiming to become the world’s first pilot plant for floating solar power in rough waters.
A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk in the Black Sea, killing at least three crew members as Anadolu news agency reported.
Transport Malta’s MSIU issued an investigation report on two man overboards from the bulk carrier MV Stara Planina, in January 2020. The two crew members were lost overboard when unexpected waves washed over the poop deck, as they were not secured to the vessel.
Legends and superstitions are a common phenomenon in shipping, an industry with roots lost in the centuries, but some of them come along with rational explanations. Surely, you have heard of haunted vessels or ghost ships, but have you ever heard of the legendary ‘Fata Morgana’?
A strong storm near Vietnam placed two Chinese-owned ships in distress. This prompted the Vietnamese Coast Guard and other vessels in the area to respond.
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