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MV Heiko burnt out after disabled by engine room failure #norway #flatøy #maritime #shipwreck

The 55 meter long, 839 dwt cargo vessel Heiko caught fire off Flatøy, Norway. The Heiko was proceeding in ballast in heavy seas when it suffered engine failure.  Soon after a fire broke out in the engine room and quickly spread to other compartments on…
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Ferry Nyerere capsized on Lake Victoria; 40 dead, 100+ rescued #ukora #tanzania #shipwreck #roro #disaster #bugolora

The ro-ro passenger ferry Nyerere capsized on Lake Victoria near Ukora Island, Tanzania.  The Nyerere was within a hundred meters of landing at the dock when it lost stability and rolled over.  Nearby boats witnessed the ferry turning over and rushed to…
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Washington State Ferry Salish aground; rudder damaged #keystone #roro #shipwreck

The 83 meter long, 1400 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Salish ran aground in Admiralty Bay near the port of Keystone, Washington. The ferry had departed from Port Townsend bound for Keystone when it grounded in the harbor. The Salish was able to free itself,…
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MV Princess Vanessa ashore in Manila Bay #philippines #typhoon #mangkhut

On September 15, the 89 meter long, 3584 dwt cargo vessel Princess Vanessa ran aground in Manila Bay near Tanza, Philippines. The cargo vessel had been at anchor when strong winds from Typhoon Mangkhut caused the anchor to drag. Reports state the cargo…
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Towboat Jacob Kyle Rusthoven burned on Mississippi off Helena, Arkansas; crew rescued #uscg #towboat #shipwreck #riverboat

On September 12, the 30 meter long, 218 gt towboat Jacob Kyle Rusthoven caught fire on the Mississippi River at mile marker 664 near Helena-West Helena, Arkansas. The towboat was pushing 9 barges loaded with rocks when the fire broke out in the vessel’s…
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Jacob Kyle Rusthoven
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Yacht Kanga burnt off Dubrovnik #croatia #shipwreck #adriatic

On September 7 , the 40 meter long yacht Kanga caught fire in the Adriatic Sea off Dubrovnik, Croatia. The yacht had 9 passengers and 4 crew on board when an electrical short ignited a fire on board the vessel. The crew was unable to contain the blaze and…
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Passenger ship Viking Tialfi aground off Mannheim #germany #cruise #rhine #shipwreck

The 135 meter long passenger vessel Viking Tialfi ran aground on the Rhine near Mannheim, Germany. The river cruise ship was en route to Amsterdam from Basel with 185 passengers when it attempted to berth at Mannheim.  During the maneuver the Viking…
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MV Arklow Resolve disabled #sweden #gothenburg #maritime

The 90 meter long, 4868 dwt cargo vessel Arklow Resolve became disabled off Marstrand, Sweden. The cargo vessel was bound for Sevilla from Gothenburg when it suffered engine failure.  Unable to make repairs, the Arklow Resolve went adrift in heavy sea…
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Tug Kyuei Maru No. 18 & barge Tukasa aground by typhoon Jebi; no injuries #kobe #shipwreck #japan #pollution

On September 4, the 30 meter long, 442 gt tugboat Kyuei Maru No. 18 and the 2500 gt crane barge Tukasa ran aground on a breakwater at Hyogo, Kobe, Japan.  The vessels had been at anchor when typhoon Jebi made landfall nearby.  Strong winds caused the…
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Schooner Alexandra aground to avoid sinking #helsinki #finland #shipwreck #tallships

The 23 meter long schooner Alexandra went aground near the west side of Sandhamn near Helsinki, Finland.  The sailing vessel was passing through Kungs Sound when it suffered water ingress. Unable to control the flooding, the crew decided to run the…
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