Shipping Casualty Corner

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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:51 am

From The Professional Mariner:
Monongahela River reopens after salvage of breakaway barges
See http://www.professionalmariner.com/ME2/ ... 5CDA176F6A

From The World Maritime News:
Bulker ‘Global Legacy’ Stranded at Pohang, South Korea
See http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/45231

From GulfNews:
Vessel sinks near Al Hamriya Port in Sharjah
See http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/weath ... h-1.970157
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Wed Jan 25, 2012 5:57 am

From The World Maritime News:
New Zealand: Dangerous Goods Containers Removed from Bow of Rena
See http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/45369

From Malaya:
Coast Guard seeks salvors to tow away sunken ship
See http://www.malaya.com.ph/01242012/ship1.html

From The Daily Mail:
Going, going, gone! Salvage teams dismantle 330ft cargo ship which ran aground in northern France in just one month
See http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... month.html
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:36 am

From The World Maritime News:
New Zealand: Container Removal from Rena Wreck Remains Priority
See http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/45494

From GulfNews:
Captain of ship that sank off Sharjah still missing
See http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/emerg ... g-1.970701
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:24 am

From The World Maritime News:
New Zealand: Salvors Install Sliding Beams on Bow Section of Rena
See http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/45603

From The Kansas City Star:
Navy ship rescues Moroccans in Mediterranean
See http://www.kansascity.com/2012/01/26/33 ... ns-in.html
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:43 am

From Space.com:
Boat Carrying Atlas Rocket Crashes Into Bridge
See http://www.space.com/14386-atlas-rocket ... crash.html

From BYM:
USA. $3B WWII shipwreck located in Boston Harbor's back yard by Sub Sea Research
See http://www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=97994
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:21 am

From BYM:
Falmouth Coastguard coordinates rescue Atlantic Odyssey’ challenge rowers in capsize drama
See http://www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=98130

From The World Maritime News:
New Zealand: Salvors Remove Stock Feed Containers from Rena Today
See http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/45788
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:26 am

From The Professional Mariner:
Maersk ship leaks fuel during bunkering operation at Savannah
See http://www.professionalmariner.com/ME2/ ... 76C61CEE86

From The New Zealand Herald:
Freighter ship sinks off Turkey's coast
See http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/ar ... d=10782645
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:46 am

From BYM:
New Zealand. Rena update: Svitzer salvage team yesterday removed four packets of wood via helicopter.
Salvage : Two 40-foot containers were also removed from the wreck – they were cut into pieces first. One 20-foot container was also removed.

Salvors also undertook manual discharge of containers containing leather skins.
More at http://www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=98188
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:39 am

From The Daily Democrat:
Nearly 250 of 362 saved from Papua New Guinea ship
See http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/storie ... 2-20-55-44

From The Sydney Morning Herald:
Xmas Island ship smash probed
See http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-na ... 1quo7.html
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:54 am

From Baird Maritime:
Search continues for PNG ferry survivors
See http://www.bairdmaritime.com/index.php? ... Itemid=116

From The World Maritime News:
New Zealand: Progress in Removing Containers and Debris from Rena
See http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/46254
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:32 am

From The New York Post:
Hundreds evacuated after Italian ferry crashes leaving port
See http://www.nypost.com/p/news/internatio ... PcYllY2PkK
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:28 am

From RIANovosti:
Maltese-Flagged Ship with 14 Crew on Fire in Azov Sea
See http://en.rian.ru/world/20120205/171155965.html

From The News (Portsmouth UK):
Fire crews tackle fire on board warship
See http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/local/ ... _1_3491555

Comment: This last one shows that you don't even have to get underway to get into trouble.
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:00 am

From The Professional Mariner:
Timber ship loses part of load, becomes unstable in Pacific Ocean
See http://www.professionalmariner.com/ME2/ ... 7D9E5761BD

From The Trasportation Safety Board, Canada:
Transportation Safety Board deploying team to investigate a marine accident in Surrey, British Columbia
See http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/medias-media/a ... 120105.asp
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:20 am

From The World Maritime News:
New Zealand: Sea Swells Prevent Rena Dive Operations
See http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/46449

From RIANovosti:
Russian Ship Sinks off Japan Coast
See http://en.rian.ru/russia/20120207/171198615.html
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Re: Shipping Casualty Corner

Postby Michael H. Standart » Thu Feb 09, 2012 2:20 am

From The Professional Mariner:
Large containership runs aground in Savannah River
See http://www.professionalmariner.com/ME2/ ... E46D2F897B
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