SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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Accidents

Abducted Captain of Royal 16 found dead

abducted captain of royal 16

The Captain was taken hostage along with five more crew members, when 10 armed men, believed to relate with Abu Sayyaf group, boarded the vessel in November 2016, while underway off Basilan, in South Philippine sea, and abducted six of the 19 crew members onboard.

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Two vessels refused access to Paris MoU region

paris mou detentions

The 27-year old general cargo vessel 'MV Georgiana' was detained in Tsiggelion, Greece, and the 41-year old general cargo vessel 'Little Wind' was detained in port of Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Both ships will be refused further access to any port and anchorage in the Paris MOU region, except a port and anchorage of the ships' flag States.

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Worker dies on the job in Jakarta terminal

worker dies in jakarta

The body of the man was found floating at the port of Jakarta, after he fell overboard from a vessel during stevedoring operations. This accident comes in addition to the deaths of two workers within two months and four within the past 15 months at the Hutchison’s terminal, unions say.

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Two die after pilot boat capsizing in Finland

finland boat capsizing

Two people died after the pilot boat 'L242' capsized and sank on Friday, while on its way to pick up a pilot from 'Stern Nordic' tanker, off Porvoo, in the Gulf of Finland. Divers found the bodies of the two men inside the boat's interior compartments, shortly after midnight.

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Fracture of propeller shaft leads fishing vessel to sink

lady gertrude sinking

In August 2016, the fishing vessel 'Lady Gertrude' began flooding through its propulsion shaft stern tube, while preparing to dredge for scallops, in the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Point Pleasant, US. The three crewmembers abandoned ship and were rescued, but the vessel, valued at $400,000, sank, causing a light oil sheen.

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