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MT Oraness engine room fire #kiel #germany #maritime #tanker

On May 16, the 79 meter long, 2586 dwt tanker Oraness caught fire on the Kiel Canal near Suchsdorf, Germany. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room while it was en route to Moerdijk from Aarhus. The crew requested assistance with the local fire…

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Da Zhi strikes crane #abidjan #ivorycoast #vessel #maritime

On May 18, the 180 meter long, 29496 dwt cargo vessel Da Zhi allided with the quay at Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Da Zhi was maneuvering to berth at the quay when it struck a gantry crane. The crane fell backwards and collapsed onto several containers.…

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KM Mutiara Sentosa 1 burned; 5 lost, 28 missing #sumenep #ferry #roro #shipwreck

The 134 meter long, 2130 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry KM Mutiara Sentosa 1 caught fire off the Masalembo Islands in Sumenep, East Java. The fire erupted from a vehicle near the forepeak on the car deck. The crew attempted to fight the blaze, but were unable…

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FV Kapitan Chernov burnt, 27 crew saved #russia #kamchatka #okhotsk #fishing

The 55 meter long, 414 dwt fishing vessel Kapitan Chernov caught fire in the Sea of Okhotsk off the Kamchatka Peninsula near Ozernovskiy, Russia. The fire started in a crew cabin and quickly spread through the vessel.  While the crew attempted to…

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Ro-Ro Kydon strikes quay #maritime #ferry #allision

The 192 meter long, 6987 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Kydon allided with the quay at the port of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Kydon was arrived in port and struck the quay while maneuvering.  No passengers where injured, but the ferry destroyed…

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FV Caraibes disabled by net #france #fishing #maritime #snsm

The 13 meter long fishing vessel Caraibes became disabled off Pierres-Vertes, France. The trawler had run over a net which became entangled in the vessel’s propeller. The Caraibes went adrift and requested assistance. The SNSM lilfeboat was dispatched to…

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Piz Palü aground after collision #barge #rhine #niederdollendorf

The 110 meter long self-propelled tanker-barge Piz Palü ran aground on the Rhine near Niederdollendorf, Germany. The Piz Palü was headed to Rotterdam from Königswinter when it collided with the 171 meter long barge-combo Rhenus Thionville 1 and Rhenus…

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FV L’île Maurice burned #france #fishing #Boulogne #maritime

On May 16, the 12 meter long, 20 gt fishing vessel L’île Maurice caught fire while moored at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. The fire started after an explosion on board the trawler. The blaze quickly spread through out the vessel and the entire superstructure…

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FV Arlene Adonna ashore #marins #st-pierre #france #stlawrence #fishing

On May 8, the 44 foot long fishing vessel Arlene Adonna ran aground in the Gulf of St. Lawrence just offshore of L’Ile aux Marins Island near St-Pierre-Miquelon, France. The Arlene Adonna was headed to Cape Breton with 11,000 pounds of snow crab in the…

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Bulker Hongwei 618 disabled #shidao #china #maritime

On May 3, the 158 meter long, 47290 dwt bulk carrier Hongwei 618 became disabled off Shidao, China. The bulk carrier had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The vessel contacted the authorities who dispatched the Bei Hai Jiu 118 to the scene. The Bei…
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