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Russia-Ukraine War – Turkish Flag Floating Sheerlegs attacked in Ukraine – 12.12.2022

On Monday 12th December around 1530 hrs (Ukranian Time) the Turkish (TUR) Flag floating sheerlegs ZAKHARIJ was attacked after the Russians opened fire at the Kherson region of which she’s berthed there with a bomb dropping in her engine room. She’s the largest floating crane (though sheerlegs) in Turkey and was built in 2011 at …

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Casualties – Aland Islands Ferry AMORELLA ran aground – 20.09.2020

The 1988 built ferry AMORELLA operated by the ferry company Viking Line between the Finnish western port city of Turku and Swedish capital Stockholm is currently aground south of the port of Långnäs in the Åland Islands. In a tweet, the local coastguard division stated that AMORELLA went aground south of Långnäs. The ship pushed …

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Tugboat – Dutch built VARNEBANK

The Dutch built tug VARNEBANK was built by Scheepswerven v/h H.H. Bodewes at Millingen, Netherlands as yard number 729 launched on the 20th November 1975 and on the 16th December 1975 she was delivered to the Nieuwe Rotterdamse Sleepdienst (NRS) NV at Rotterdam (NLD flag and call sign as PIEJ). In 1988 she was transferred …

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