Dolphin Maritime and Aviation Services LTD Copyright Dolphin Maritime and Aviation Services LTD. All Rights Reserved 2017 Casualty news RSS feed Cargo claims en-uk Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:33:34 +0100 Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:33:34 +0100 Frog CMS OCEAN VOYAGER Date: 8th December 2017    Type: Grounding  Voyage: Spain to Norway  Reports have been received that German flag vessel OCEAN VOYAGER (6,668gt, built 2012) Cadiz to Oslo, ran aground in the Oslo Fjord at around 0700, today. The vessel got stuck near the Storegrunn lighthouse in the Drobak Sound, north of Askholmene at Drobak in Akershus. No injuries or pollution were reported. The lifeboat Bergesen D. Y. went on standby, and tug John was deployed from Slagen. A first attempt to pull the ship off failed. Tug Gyltingen has also been deployed to the grounding site. Fri, 8 Dec 2017 18:08:36 +0100 AZUL VICTORIA Date: 24th November 2017    Type: Water Ingress  Voyage: Japan to Brazil  Reports have been received that Panamanian flag vessel AZUL VICTORIA (104,728gt, built 2006) is currently being towed to Cape Town as a port of refuge. The bulker, which sailed form Fukuyama on 23rd October 2017 destined for Brazil, reported taking on water on 24th November. Tug APL IPPON is assisting the vessel. This incident may give rise to salvage and general average claims against the owners/insurers of the cargo. Fri, 1 Dec 2017 13:31:07 +0100 SHI HUA 66 Date: 25th November 2017    Type: Grounding  Voyage: Tangshan to Zhangzhou  Reports have been received that Chinese flag vessel SHI HUA 66 (29,499gt, built 2000) ran aground off Dongshan on 25th November 2017. The bulk carrier had sailed from Tangshan on 21st November 2017 for Zhangzhou. The vessel is still aground and tugs are in attendance. Wed,29 Nov 2017 10:52:36 +0100 DORA SCHULTE Date: 20th November 2017    Type: Grounding  Voyage: Canada / Indonesia  Reports have been received that Liberian flag vessel DORA SCHULTE (43,506gt built 2010) has run aground off Bangka-Belitung Islands, Indonesia. The incident happened on 20th November when the bulker was apparently pushed aground under the action of the waves. The vessel remains aground at this time, with the crew is still on board. Reportedly, the crew was not permitted to disembark from the vessel. Mon,27 Nov 2017 17:23:26 +0100 TIMBUS Date: 26th November 2017    Type: Engine Damage  Voyage: Sweden to Netherlands  Reports have been received that German flag vessel TIMBUS (4,230gt, built 1999) suffered an engine breakdown today in the North Sea and had to be taken in tow. The vessel is on a voyage from Varberg to Flushing. We understand that Dutch tug VIKING has towed the vessel to Emden as a port of refuge. Mon,27 Nov 2017 11:02:13 +0100 MOUNT HOPE Date: 11th November 2017    Type: Allision  Voyage: Brazil to Germany  Reports have been received that Panamanian flag vessel MOUNT HOPE (17,027gt, built 2014), whilst en route from Tubarao to Bremen, with a cargo of steel, allided with the pier and a barge at Brake port yesterday. The pier was heavily damaged and partially destroyed, and bulk carrier sustained hull breaches and water ingress. The barge was also damaged. Tugs provided assistance to bring the vessel to Niedersachsen Quay in Brake, where the fire brigade assisted to pump out the water. According to initial investigation by the police and statements from the pilot, the vessel experienced rudder trouble before the incident. Mon,13 Nov 2017 14:21:21 +0100 TOUSKA Date: 5th November 2017    Type: Grounding  Voyage: Arabian Gulf/Far Eastern Ports  Reports have been received that Iranian flag vessel TOUSKA (54,851gt, built 2008) ran aground today off Hong Kong. The vessel grounded on the eastern tip of Magazine Island, South Horizon, Hong Kong. At the time of the incident the vessel was moving at around 7.5 knots. TOUSKA trades between ports in Iran, UAE and the Far East. Before the accident today the vessel had last called at Kaohsiung from where she sailed 3rd November 2017 Mon, 6 Nov 2017 14:48:18 +0100 EVER SMART Date: 30th October 2017    Type: Containers Lost Overboard  Voyage: Far East to USA  The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch, has launched an investigation into the loss of dozens of containers from fully cellular containership EVER SMART (75246gt, built 2006), off Japan. It is reported that 42 containers were lost over-board from EVER SMART approximately 700 nautical miles East of Japan, on 30th October 2017. The incident occurred when the vessel was underway from Taipei, Taiwan to the Port of Los Angeles on the U.S. West coast. The Evergreen voyage number is 0898-086E. The vessel is due to arrive in port next week. On the day of the incident, meteorologists were tracking a powerful hurricane force low-pressure system over the north-western Pacific. Mon, 6 Nov 2017 14:46:22 +0100 ARAGONBORG Date: 14th October 2017    Type: Mechanical Failure  Voyage: Spain to Central and South America  Reports have been received that Dutch flag vessel ARAGONBORG (11,888gt, built 2010) has been towed into Puerto Duarte, Dominican Republic. The general cargo vessel suffered a loss of power around 14th October and towage assistance was required. She had sailed from Bilbao on 29th September 2017 and is destined for Central and South American ports. Repairs to the vessel are expected to be completed in the next two or three days. General Average has been declared. Thu, 2 Nov 2017 21:06:22 +0100 TRF KAYA Date: 2nd November 2017    Type: Allision  Voyage: Vietnam/Thailand/China  Liberian flag vessel TRF KAYA (28,616gt, built 2007) was reportedly struck by a passing vessel earlier today whilst berthed at Cat Lai Terminal, Ho Chi Minh City. The container vessel suffered structural damage as a result as well as damage to cargo on board. One container, containing frozen fish, went overboard. There are reports of local people attempting to loot the cargoes that had fallen from damaged containers into the river. TRF KAYA trades between ports in Vietnam, Thailand and China. Thu, 2 Nov 2017 14:43:14 +0100