A bulk carrier collided with a tug in a river waterway. The damage sustained by the tug was sufficient to merit a dry dock and it was out of service for almost seven weeks. Find more inside.
We are pleased to report, that the International Bulk Journal has selected Oldendorff Carriers to be awarded “BULK SHIP OPERATOR OF THE YEAR”.
On 18 December 2016, the bulk carrier Graig Rotterdam was discharging a deck cargo of packaged timber at anchor in Alexandria Port, Egypt.
MES completed and delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. “VENEZIA” at its Tamano Works on 25th October, 2017 to Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Limited, Hellenic Republic.
AMSA has banned the Panama flagged bulk carrier DL Carnation for 12 months after the vessel was discovered keeping two sets of wage accounts, covering up the underpayment of crew.
The 160-meter vessel of 26,000 dwt fueled by liquefied natural gas produces more than 50 percent lower carbon dioxide emissions than vessels of the previous generation.
Bulk carrier ships have been involved in several accidents in the past because of constructional and operational loopholes. In this article we enumerate 11 important points which are necessary to enhance the overall safety of bulk carrier ships.
This shocking real-life account is from a highly experienced ship’s captain based in Cyprus, whose impressive career has recently seen him manage the crewing & training functions for over 6000 seafarers.
A desperate search is underway for the 22 crew members of the South Korean cargo ship that had apparently sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Uruguay over the weekend.
Want to know how the design of different bulk carriers vary depending on the type of the cargo they carry and other important aspects? Read more about it inside the article.
Ship designers must know the important aspects of the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR). Let’s take a look at the most important and notable aspects of the Common Structural Rules (CSR) for solid bulk carriers and oil tankers.
The shipping industry is experiencing the biggest dry bulk market recession since the 1980s. The uncertain global economic outlook and the increased imbalance between supply and demand have lead to historical low freight rates.
Inability to keep a proper visual lookout and ineffective use of electronic aids by the ship’s OOW lead to collision of two vessels. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
A mooring rope parted at a point about 14 metres from the eye and hit the head of the ship’s OS, leaving him prone and bleeding between the mooring winch and the control stand. He was later declared dead at the hospital that same evening. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
A 90 meters long bulk carrier called named M/V KERTU of 2874 gross tons ran aground at Rural Area in the Stockholm archipelago.
A trainee engine cadet was instructed to clean the top of the waste oil tank, whose contents were maintained at about 70°C. Accidentally, his left leg stumbled into the tank and plunged into the hot oil, causing severe burns.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the world’s first use of highly ductile steel plate NSafe-Hull, developed by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation on a merchant vessel. The ship featuring this new safety-enhancing feature, a large-size bulk carrier, was launched on August 2.
Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. has brought to market the TESS64 AEROLINE, a D/W 63,700mt type Bulk Carrier that is equipped with the new AEROLINE technology to reduce wind resistance, which combines the cut-corner design for the accommodation corner in previous models with a newly developed streamlined shape for the fore upper bow, for a 10% reduction in wind resistance.
Break bulk ships are perhaps the oldest variety of cargo carrying vessels which still operate at the sea. Unlike the present-day versions of cargo vessels, these types of ship were used for bulk cargo without putting the cargo into shipping containers.
The most important things that you use every day are brought at your table by ships from different parts of the world. In this article we talk about ten widely used commodities which are shipped to all parts of the world using dry bulk carriers.
Oil bulk ore vessels are also known as OBO carriers. They are specially designed vessels which can carry both dry bulk and liquid cargo. Find out more about OBO vessels inside the article.