A fire took place because of a major engine component failure, which led to the ejection of heavy engine parts from the crankcase and release of hot oil vapours into the engine room. Learn more about the incident.
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At the presence of Minister of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility prof. Enrico Giovannini, the Cruise Division of MSC Group officially took delivery of its new flagship MSC Seashore – the largest cruise ship to be built in Italy.
TT Club announces a suite of risk management advisories in a new format and a variety of languages to guide transport companies and their operatives on common safety and security issues, providing key alerts to avoid damage and loss.
Yılmaz Demir (55 years old) and Oğuz Taşkın (30 years old) were on board the cruise ship CARNIVAL INSPIRATION when they were suddenly caught by flames. Yılmaz died on the spot, whilst Oğuz succumbed due to severe burns three days later at the nearby hospital.
India’s MEA counsel submitted that petitioners have been in touch with the Mission. They have also been provided with lodging and boarding facilities. Senior Advocate Harish Vaidyanathan, who had appeared for the MEA, assured that any kind of assistance would be provided.
China denied that it had imposed an unofficial ban at its ports for commercial vessels with Indian crew. It said that Beijing has never imposed any restriction and the reports were inaccurate.
The new Seafarer Workforce Report from BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping warns that the industry must significantly increase training and recruitment levels if it is to avoid a serious shortage in the total supply of officers by 2026.
SCHOTTEL will deliver a total of ten rudder propellers and two transverse thrusters to the Turkish shipyard Sanmar Shipyards. These are installed in two LNG-powered escort tugs and three battery-operated harbour tugs.
DNV is embarking on an instrumental role in helping to facilitate safe crew changes amid South East Asia’s COVID crisis as an auditor in the multi-party backed CrewSafe programme.