While leaving the anchorage, a tanker was driven into the bow of the general cargo vessel – which was still anchored but dragging – causing major damage to both vessels.
A Collision takes place between an oil bunker barge and a general cargo ship, leading to seawater rushing into barge’s bridge, accommodation areas and engine room through the vessel’s open weathertight doors.
Helmsman of a small tanker applied wrong helm inspite of receiving right directions from the master, eventually leading to grounding of vessel. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
Due to size of the engine, and in compliance with SOLAS, a crankcase oil mist detector or engine bearing temperature monitors were not fitted in a small tanker, which lead to trouble in the engine room. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
SCF Group and Rosnefteflot signed an agreement whereby SCF’s specialists will provide technical supervision during the construction of Rosneft’s new LNG-fuelled Aframax tankers.
Furetank has taken delivery of Fure Vinga, the first in a series of 17,999 DWT product tankers with LNG operation.
UKMTO received notice that the Merchant Tanker (MT) Abqaiq, a Kingdom of Saudi Arabia flagged vessel, had been the victim of an attack in the Southern Red Sea.
Dry bulk asset values have surged over the past two years following a period of soft returns which encouraged scrapping while ton mile demand continued to climb
Tanker scrapping slowed in 2015 due to three key factors: Stronger spot market returns, low price being offered by buyers at the recycling yards, and the demand to store oil following the price collapse in late 2014.