Beaching is a process wherein a ship is intentionally grounded in order to protect it during certain emergency situations. What is Beaching and how it is to be done? Find it inside the article
A ro-ro ferry was inbound in a restricted waterway on a heading of 220° at full sea speed (18 knots OTG). The vessel was approximately one cable to starboard of the 220° transit line when the Master ordered an alteration to port to 215° in order to bring the vessel onto the 220º transit line (see figure).
TSB of Canada found that inadequate vessel maintenance and voyage planning guided by an underqualified crew led to the January 2017 grounding of the bunkering tanker Arca 1 near Sydney, Nova Scotia.
On August 14th the CSCL JUPITER ran aground on the river Scheldt. She is to stuck to be pulled free by the tugboats at this moment.
Diana Shipping announced that the employment of one of its Panamax bulk carriers, m/v Melite, has been temporarily disrupted due to a grounding incident at Pulau Laut, Indonesia.
Authorities are monitoring salvage of the general cargo ship Isla Bartolome that ran aground and partially sank off Isla Puna Island in Ecuador.
Bad weather conditions in Andros Island are reportedly preventing Greek authorities from pumping out the leaking oil from the general cargo ship Cabrera that run aground off the rocky coast.
At 10.00pm Monday 22 August 2016, the Transocean Winner drilling rig was successfully refloated in Dalmore Bay.