Day: July 2, 2019

Yachting – 1999 built LA POLONIA at Malta – 02.07.2019

Yesterday Monday 1st July, afternoon currently heading to Greece the 46.8 metre yacht LA POLONIA left Valletta (her homeport) from Grand Harbour Marina. She was built by Swiftships in the United States at their Morgan City Shipyard in 1999 as CHEROSA and last refitted in 2014. LA POLONIA interior configuration has been designed to comfortably …

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Casualties – LPG carrier SYN ZANIA blaze kills one, injures 15 – 02.07.2019

A seafarer died and another 15 were hospitalised last night after a fire broke out on the Maltese (MLT) flag LPG carrier SYN ZANIA which was moored at a port in Turkey. The fire started around 2300hrs last night while the ship was offloading a cargo at a SOCAR facility in the port of Aliaga. The …

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High Speed Craft News – Incat 091 – VOLCAN DE TAGORO Sea Trials – 02.07.2019

According to Notice to Mariners M120-19 Incat at Tasmania mariners are advised that the INCAT vessel VOLCAN DE TAGORO will be performing sea trials in the River Derwent, Storm Bay and Frederick Henry Bay, between Wednesday 3rd July 2019 to Monday 8th July 2019. During sea trials, the vessel will at times operate at speeds …

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Maritime Accidents – HOEGH LONDON listed with 1 fatality – 25.02.2019

On Monday 25th February 2019 while the vehicles carrier HOEGH LONDON was sailing in the Mediterranean Sea on passage from Tangier, Morocco to Gemlik, Turkey, her cargo seriously shifted onboard resulting in one crew fatality. She entered Pozzallo Port listed on Tuesday 26th February, 2019 and berthed safely with the aid of Rimorchiatori Augusta tugs. …

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Naval News – LCS Commander removed after collision with a berthed general cargo ship – 30.06.2019

Cmdr. Michael Johnson has been removed from command of the yet to be commissioned Littoral Combat Ship USS BILLINGS LCS 15, after the ship collided with the berthed 2007 built general cargo ship ROSAIRE A. DESCAGNES while leaving her berth at Montreal, Canada. The incident happened on Monday 24th June when USS BILLINGS was leaving her …

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