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General Cargo ship sank off Kerala, India

| Maritime News | 31/03/2013

Ship   The Indian cargo ship MSV Arul Seeli sank off the Beypore port in Kerala. The accident happened 21 nautical miles off the port. The general cargo ship was loaded into the port with 150 tons of different types of cargo, such as sand, bricks and even cows. Most probably the ship sank after cargo shift due to the bad weather in the region. On board of the cargo vessel were 8 seamen and 5 of them are still missing. The fishing boats in the scene of the accident saved three lives, but the other 5 seamen were not found. The rescued people were transported into the local hospital with slight injuries. The local authorities started search and rescue operation for the other 5 people, but still have no information for any success. The investigation for the reason of the accident will be performed by the port authorities.

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Ferry hit pier in Lower Manhattan injuring 17 passengers

| Maritime News | 09/01/2013

Seastreak ferry   Ferry hit a dock in Lower Manhattan, which caused injury of at least 17 passengers. The ship was operated by Seastreak Ferries and had about 300 passengers on board. The ship was operating on regular router from New Jersey to Lower Manhattan, while during a berth to Pier 11 at South Street and Gouverneur Lane the ship hit the pier and throw passengers from their seats. The ship has serious damages over the hull, as the whole starboard side is broken over the waterline without water ingress. The reason for the accident was high speed of maneuvering and too aggressive berthing operation by the pilot. All of the injured people were transported to the local hospital and later were let to go home.

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Passenger ship with 162 students on board ran aground in Japan

| Maritime News | 15/11/2012

Ginga MMSI:431000461   The trip cruise ship Ginga ran aground off Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan. On board of the vessel were 162 high school students and teachers, who were on cruise trip around the coast. Due to navigation mistake and hit by the current, the cruise ship ran aground on rocky shoals on 1 nautical mile off Suo-Oshima Town shores. The duty officers on board of the ship Ginga sent a distress signal and the coast guard sent immediately several rescue boats at the scene of the accident. All the passengers and crew members were rescued without any serious injuries. The local authorities and coast guard started salvage operations to tug the vessel and refloat it, but the hull is broken and there is water ingress.

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ST Wind cargo ship got engine failure in Japan Sea

| Maritime News | 11/11/2012

ST Wind vessel   The general cargo ship ST Wind, which is operating under Russian flag, is disabled with engine failure on 50 nautical miles off Olga Port in Russia. The general cargo ship was on route from Tokyo to Vanino port, when a technical malfunction in some of the aggregates caused shortage and broke the main engine. This caused the disability of the cargo ship ST Wind and drifting without control towards coastline. There is no direct danger for the ship, accoridng to the coast guard station, as the harbor tug will arrive at the scene of the accident in a few hours. The ship will be towed to Olga port, where will be repaired and inspected.

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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.

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Explosion in beached tanker Union Brave killed 5 dock workers

| Maritime News | 07/10/2012

   The beached tanker Union Brave got explosion and fire in the Alang-Sosiya Ship Recycling Yard, killing 5 dock workers. The accident happened during cutting of compartment in the rear part of the vessel, near the pump room. The fire works caused flaming of the fuel fumes and explosion in the compartment. Total 7 people were in the vicinity an 5 of them were killed, while 2 others were seriously injured. The tanker was sold for scrap to Ship Breaking Co, which ordered recycling in the Alang-Sosiya Ship Recycling Yard on plot 82. The local authorities and the yard started investigation of the accident and checked the safety level in the plot. The fuel tanks were not ventilated enough and the fuel fumes flamed by the welders used.

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Passenger ship Lamma IV sank in Hong Kong

| Maritime News | 02/10/2012

Lamma IV   The passenger ship Lamma IV sank after collision with Hong Kong ferry in East Lamma Channel, Hong Kong. The coastal passenger ship was on drift for watching the National Day fireworks in Victoria Harbour, while the ship was hit by the ferry operating in the channel. The ferry was forced to maneuver in case to prevent collision with a cargo vessel, but was not able to escape from the accident with the passenger ship Lamma IV. The daily cruiser sank by stern with more than 120 passengers and 3 crew members on board. The local authorities reported that 36 people were dead in spite of the fast and accurate rescue operations. The water trap killed 28 passengers from the passenger ship, while 8 other died in the hospital later. The ferry has almost no damages and a few passengers were slightly injured after the accident.

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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.

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General cargo ship Hao Han on fire in Japan

| Maritime News | 28/09/2012

Hao Han ship   Hao Han ship caught fire in Osaka Bay on 7 nautical miles off Izumiotsu City, Japan. The vessel was on route from Japan to China, loaded with 1000 tones of scrap, when a fire started in the engine room. The crew was not able to get control of the fire and requested assistance from from coast guard station. All the crew from the cargo vessel Hao Han were rescued from the ship, without any serious injuries. Two tugs from the local coast guard station are engaged with firefighting and according to the latest news the fire is under control and must be fully extinguished in a few hours. The local authorities started investigation over the accident, but most probably it was caused by technical malfunction in the engine.

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Ferry sank after collision with the LPG tanker Norgas Cathinka

| Maritime News | 28/09/2012

Norgas Cathinka LPG   The ferry Bahuga Jaya sank after collision with LPG tanker Norgas Cathinka in the Sunda Strait off Jakarta, Indonesia. The accident happened on 4 nautical miles off the Bakauheni Port, Lampung Selatan and on board of the passenger ship there were more than 200 passengers and 30 crew members. The local authorities reported that at least 8 people died in the water of Indonesia and 15 people are still missing. The accident happened after violating the Colreg rules of the both vessels, which turned to same position to avoid collision. The LPG tanker Norgas Cathinka is detained by the Indonesian coast guard, after the accident, before clearing of the situation. The local authorities and the coast guard organized search and rescue operations, engaging a helicopter and three rescue boats. The investigation of the accident is still in process and all the aspects of the collision will be reviewed by the authorities and police.

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