The 1984-built bulk carrier, ABUSAMAH flying the Indonesian flag, caught fire suddenly for unknown reasons. The ship was being loaded with fertilisers and ammonium phosphate, and around 1500 tonnes were already onboard.
Videos published by a sailor on the US Navy aircraft carrier dubbed the USS Abraham Lincoln reflected grey sludge from drinking sinks and fountains on the ship.
The ship is likely to be in Boston on Thursday, as vessels usually have a tight schedule and need to reach the next port, Mehigan reported.
All those who were on board were reportedly rescued, Indonesian salvors tried salvaging the vessel by sealing the underwater hull breach, but soon after she was gradually taken off the beach.
Hutchison Ports is an international ports operator boating 52 container terminals in 26 countries. Its new Stockholm Norvik Port in Sweden features a natural deep-water draught right on the Baltic coast.
The Loadstar sources reported that the creek had not been inspected since 1 October 2019, three years ago. Typically, port-state control is going to examine vessels once in two years, mentioned a source.
Enisuoh further informed the journalists that Tantita has intelligence on the five vessels. It was the only one (the destroyed vessel) that came in since the security operations had started. And identities of the vessel’s owners were established.
Greece has encountered multiple accusations from Ankara as well as from the rights groups and the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR of pushing back refugees and migrants and sinking the vessels, something that Athens has reportedly denied.
Turkey is in the process of building four corvettes exclusively for Pakistan under a deal signed in 2018, with the next-gen models scheduled for delivery in 2023.