Welcome, visitor! [ Register | Loginrss

Comments Off on Bulk carrier Double Progress collided with anchored container ship in Malaysia

Bulk carrier Double Progress collided with anchored container ship in Malaysia

| Maritime News | 09/10/2012

Double Progress vessel   The bulk carrier Double Progress collided with the anchored container ship E.R. Turku off Port Klang, Malaysia. The Panamax dry bulk carrier, which was loaded with 30,000 tones of coal, was driven by pilot and master for entering into harbor, when the negligence of the situation caused collision with the anchored ship. The current and the wind in the position of the accident were middle, as the weather conditions were good for operations. The collision was minor and both ships had no sufficient damages into their hulls, but the local authorities investigated the accident and fined the guilty master of bulk carrier Double Progress. The operations in the region are not disturbed by the collision and the maritime transport is normalized.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on Explosion on board of the bulk carrier Sea Moon off Bermuda

Explosion on board of the bulk carrier Sea Moon off Bermuda

| Maritime News | 02/10/2012

Sea Moon ship   The bulk carrier Sea Moon got explosion and fire in the cargo hold on 140 nautical miles off Bermuda. The vessel was loaded with coal and was operated on route from New Orleans, USA to Karachi, Pakistan. The explosion thrown crew members overboard, but later the seaman was rescued. After the accident the bulk carrier Sea Moon changed course to Bermuda and anchored there for survey and inspection. Also the injured crew member was taken to the hospital for treatment. The reasons for the accident are still under investigation, but most probably the high temperature caused explosion of gases in the cargo hold. The ship will be surveyed and fully inspected before continue the voyage to Pakistan.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on The fishing ship Horiei Maru sank after collision with Nikkei Tiger

The fishing ship Horiei Maru sank after collision with Nikkei Tiger

| Maritime News | 24/09/2012

Nikkei Tiger bulker   The fishing ship Horiei Maru sank after collision with the bulk carrier Nikkei Tiger on 320 nautical miles off Honshu island. The accident happened far away from the shore in Pacific ocean after immediate change of the course of the fishing ship. On board of the fishing ship Horiei Maru there were 22 crew members and only 9 of them were rescued, as 13 others are missing in the cold water of the ocean. The bulk carrier Nikkei Tiger did not suffered any sufficient damages and was able to assist for search and rescue operations of the fishermen. The bulk carrier was proceeded to Eeat-North East direction, with course to North America, when on the radar appeared small fishing ship. The duty officer took safety maneuver to ensure large distance between the two ships, but the fishing vessel suddenly changed its course in front of the bow of the quite larger cargo ship.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on San Antonio bulk carrier

San Antonio bulk carrier

| Maritime News | 24/09/2012

San Antonio   San Antonio is Handymax bulk carrier, part from the fleet of Challenger Inc. The ship was built by IHI Marine United in Yokohama Shipyard and delivered in March 2012. The bulk carrier is really impressive in measurements and capacity, introducing the most modern technologies in marine engineering and cargo handling. The overall length of the cargo ship San Antonio is 190.00 m, the beam is 32.26 m and the depth is 18.10 m. The vessel has deadweight of 55,800 DWT and gross tonnage of 31,600 GRT. The ship is designed for flexible operations in the worldwide trade roads, as its low draft and Handymax size allow operating in the most important straits and ports. The bulk carrier has five cargo holds, which can carry light and heavy cargoes, equipped with hydraulic hatches covers. The strength of the hull allows loading of various types of cargoes with different density – heavy and light. The vessel San Antonio has double hull and double bottom, which ensures the safety and increase the strength. The bulk carrier is built according to the latest IMO requirements and meets the strictest standards for safety and strength. The in the double hull are situated the ballast tanks and the fuel tanks, saving a lot of space in the cargo spaces. The fuel heating systems are situated in close to the engine room, saving the cargo from overheating and keeping the best temperature for the fuel in the cylinders. The bulk carrier San Antonio is designed according to the latest developments in marine engineering. The surf-bulb, the sharp bow and the special paint are decreasing the water resistance and increase the power of the vessel. The cargo ship is designed to be more effective and to be more profitable for the operators. On the main deck the ship has also four cranes with capacity of 35.00 tons, supporting the cargo handling in ports and speeding the process of loading and discharging.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on Pac Basin bought bulk carrier D Handy

Pac Basin bought bulk carrier D Handy

| Maritime News | 19/09/2012

D Handy bulk carrier   The Hong Kong based company Pac Basin bought the new bulk carrier D Handy. The vessel was built in 2012 in the South Korean Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and owned by the Taiwan Maritime Transportation company. The deal was singed in the beginning of September 2012 and the price of the contract was 20,000,000 USD. The ship will be delivered to the new owners during the next month and join the fleet of the Pac Basin. The stagnated situation in the cargo carrying and the decreasing the maritime transport, caused serious debt problems to Taiwan Maritime Transportation, which were forced to repay some of the bank loans to avoid bankruptcy. The multi-million sale will highly support the financial crisis of the company and will help it in the hard financial crisis.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on Bulk Carrier Brave Wind was sold

Bulk Carrier Brave Wind was sold

| Maritime News | 19/09/2012

Brave Wind bulker   The Japanese shipowner Yamamoto Kaiun, sold the bulk carrier Brave Wind to German shipowners at price of 10,500,000 USD. The contract between the two companies was signed in Japan last week and the vessel will be delivered to the new owners in the end of November 2012. The sale of the bulk carrier was commented with fleet renew and the stagnation in the maritime transport markets and cargo carrying. The amounts will be invested in repay in the loans of the Japanese shipowner for ordering of new, more modern cargo vessels. The crew of the bulk carrier will be sacked and the new manning company will care about the hire of the officers and seamen.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on Bulk carrier SAAR N was sold to Samsun Logix

Bulk carrier SAAR N was sold to Samsun Logix

| Maritime News | 17/09/2012

SAAR N   The bulk carrier SAAR N was sold to South Korean company Samsun Logix at price of 6,500,000 USD. The contract between the German owner Pronav Shipmanagement and the South Korean company was signed yesterday and the vessel will be delivered in the end of the next month. The bulk carrier was sold according to the plans for renovation and modernization of the Pronav’s fleet. The bulk carrier was really good and powerful ship, which has large capacity and was one of the largest vessels in the fleet of the German Shipowner. From the other side the South Korea company Samsun Logix is one of the fastest developing corporations in South Korea, which is engaged with tankers and bulk carriers operations, having large fleet and increasing its tonnage every year.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on Cargo ship Suledrott ran aground in Norway

Cargo ship Suledrott ran aground in Norway

| Maritime News | 17/09/2012

Suledrott ship   The bulk carrier Suledrott ran aground off Averoy, Norway. The ship was operating on route from Haugesund to Averoy, when stuck rocks and ran aground off the Norway coast. The crew was not able to refloat the ship with own power in the beginning, but after the high tide the full astern engine power released the ship. The bulk carrier Suledrott continued the voyage to Averoy on own power, where will be inspected and repaired if needed. There are no serious damages of the hull and no holes, but in spite of the this the repair will be needed. During the accident on board of the bulk carrier there were 5 crew member, who were not injured.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on Bulk Carrier and LPG tanker collided in Singapore

Bulk Carrier and LPG tanker collided in Singapore

| Maritime News | 10/09/2012

DL Salvia   Collision between the bulk carrier Sunny Horizon and the LPG carrier Dl Salvia at Temasek Fairway in Singapore, caused water pollution with more than 60.00 tons of fuel. The accident happened on 700 meters east of Sultan Shoal because of the technical failure of the steering gear of the bulk carrier, hitting the bunker tank of the LPG carrier and all the fuel spilled at sea. There are no serious injuries of the both crews, but several patrol and anti-pollution crafts are operating for cleaning of the fuel from the water. The two ships were towed to the anchorage near Singapore and will be repaired and inspected before releasing to continue their voyages. The local authorities reported that currently do not expect serious consequences for the environment after the accident and the oil will be completely cleared. The port state control will perform full investigation over the accident and circumstances, which caused it.

Continue reading »

Comments Off on Gloriosa Lily bulk carrier

Gloriosa Lily bulk carrier

| Maritime News | 05/09/2012

Gloriosa Lily ship   Gloriosa Lily is the new bulk carrier off the maritime transportation company Golden Helm Shipping Co SA. The vessel is definitely one of the most modern and most environmental ships operating in the world. The bulk carrier was built in April 2012 in the shipyard of Sanoyas Shipbuilding Corporation and delivered to the shipowner a few days later. The ship Gloriosa Lily has overall length of 245.00 m, length between perpendiculars of 238.00 m and beam of 43.00 m. The bulk carrier has depth of 21.65 m and maximum summer draft of 15.40 m. Such measurements allow the vessel to have large cargo capacity and good flexibility of operations. The deadweight of the cargo ship is 119,488 DWT and the gross tonnage is 64,642 GRT. The Handy Cape bulk carrier has total seven cargo holds and total capacity of 135,717 cubic meters. The vessel has improved capacity, large cargo holds and shallow draft. This improvement of the ship’s hull allows operations in various ports with restrictions of the depth and makes the operations of the vessel more flexible. The bulk carrier is anticipating trade expansion for iron ore and coal in the modern cargo markets. The design of the hull has also a lot of improvements and modern changes, which decrease the water resistance and give more power to the vessel during operations. The bow and the bulb design are with sharper design, which is more effective in heavy sea. The ballast and fuel tanks are integrated into the double hull and double bottom giving better stability and also covering the new IMO standards.

Continue reading »

Page 1 of 3123

Ships for Sale in Facebook