Some neighbouring nations have extended to help Tunisia prevent damage to the environment after a merchant ship carrying up to 1,000 tonnes of fuel sank off the country’s coast, the Tunisian defence ministry has said.
The Azburg is believed to have been at berth and without any cargo in Mariupol when it was hit by two missiles on 3 April, per reports from the Dominica Maritime Administration.
Do you know why ships sink? Check out ten main reasons which can lead to sinking and capsizing of these massive floating structures.
Iranian cargo ship Shabahang that was on its way to Russia with over 1000 tons of cargo onboard has completely sunk. The ship’s personnel were rescued and taken to Baku.
Unsafe cargo and unsafe anchorage leads to sinking of a bulk carrier. More than 600 tonnes of oil leaked into the sea and took more than three months to clean up. Learn more about the accident inside.
MV Wilhelm Gustloff was a German ship which was sank by a soviet submarine. The accident is termed as the deadliest maritime disaster in the maritime history. More than 1500 people died in this worst peacetime maritime disaster.
Deep water recovery is the process of recovering a ship wreck or its belongings from the ocean floor. Also known as ship salvage, deep water recovery is an important activity which is carried out to retrieve valuables or protect marine environment.
A seafarer has survived six days in the open sea after the ship he was on sank in the Bali Strait. Indonesian Nahum Naibahas, 26, known as Riski, was on board the Multi Prima, which sank when it was hit by two-metre high waves on 22 November.
A ship or a vessel will not sink unless and until there is some major hazard or mishap talking place on board it. Though a vessel is built as per the stringent rules and regulations of classification societies, there are still 101 ways which can make a vessel sink.