UK’s plan for housing asylum seekers on redundant cruise vessels have thrown into disarray after two ships could not find a place to dock.
A ship usually breaks if it is involved in an accident, leading to structural failure and water ingress.
Per reports, a Chinese feeder vessel capsized after hitting a sand barge in Ningbo, China. The incident happened on 17 July.
An Indian firm which is the operator of Chabahar port is all set to bring in new equipment for loading and discharging at the facility.
The ship’s gangways dragged and fell into the waters; however, no guest or crew member was injured.
Vast quantities of crude oil and refined petroleum products are transported by ships between production sites, refineries, and consumption points.
Per the Port Authority, all crew onboard were safely rescued, and a salvage operation was also started.
Firefighters reportedly boarded the vessel and went to the tenth or eleventh floor to extinguish flames.
The Francisco, a 99 m catamaran, is the world’s fastest ship, hitting a speed of 58.1 knots or 107.6 km an hour, surpassing the speed of Singapore’s metro, which is 100 km per hour.