3,000 CONTAINERS FELL OVERBOARD LAST WINTER ADDING TO MARINE POLLUTION

A rise in container-ship accidents adds to the growing marine plastic pollution problem and poses risks to ocean health, wildlife and mariners, says in article published on...

87% OF SEAFARERS ARE STILL WAITING TO GET THEIR FIRST COVID-19 VACCINE SHOT

-Survey shows 87% of seafarers waiting to get their first Covid-19 vaccine shot.-Survey was conducted by the BMA and researchers at the University of Washington School of...

LATEST UPDATES ON THE WORLDWIDE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS

The heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank urged the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies to release any excess vaccines to developing countries as...

BULK CARRIER INTERRUPTED VOYAGE AFTER CAPTAIN’S DEATH, MED

Bulk carrier ADAPEARL requested medical assistance off Agrigento, southern Sicily, on Jun 2, reporting sick crew. The ship interrupted her voyage from Fethiye Turkey to Spain and...

EGYPTIAN OFFSHORE SUPPLY TUG SANK IN GULF OF SUEZ, 2 INCLUDING CAPTAIN MISSING

Egyptian offshore supply tug INSPECTA 7 reportedly sank in Gulf of Suez off Ras Ghareb, Egypt, early in the morning Jun 2. 11 crew rescued, Captain and...

X-PRESS PEARL Jun 2: The ship sank Statement

X-Press Feeders StatementX-Press Feeders, operators of the container ship 'X-Press Pearl' regret to report that despite salvors successfully boarding the vessel and attaching a tow wire, efforts...

IRANIAN TANKER SEIZED BY INDONESIA RELEASED AFTER 4 MONTHS

Iranian state media and an Indonesian official collaboratively reported the release of an Iranian flagged tanker that was detained by Indonesia over illegal oil transfer allegations.

RUSSIAN REEFER FIRE BUSAN

Reefer SLAVYANKA reported fire in aft compartments at around 1430 Seoul time Jun 1, at ship repair yard, Busan. Fire teams extinguished fire in about an hour,...

SCRAP ON FIRE IN CARGO HOLD OF FREIGHTER AT LANDSKRONA, SWEEDEN

Fire erupted in cargo hold of general cargo ship SALAR at around 1200 UTC May 31 at Landskrona port, Sweden. Scrap caught...

EVER GIVEN BROKE SPEED LIMIT BEFORE RUNNING AGROUND

-The Ever Given’s speed was 13.5 knots before it ran aground.-The Suez Canal speed limit was between 7.6 knots and 8.6 knots. In the...

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