Three dead, three missing after vessel sinks off Vietnam

Three dead, three missing after vessel sinks off Vietnam

Three crewmen were found dead and three are still missing, after the general cargo ship VTB 26 capsized and sank off Vietnam’s central coast, in the early morning hours of July 17th. According to the …
Jul 18, 2017 /  Accidents
Gang Tai Tai Zhou grounded from typhoon Meranti leaks oil; Xiamen offers help with cleanup work

Gang Tai Tai Zhou grounded from typhoon Meranti leaks oil; Xiamen offers help with cleanup work

Five days after a cargo ship that drifted from the Chinese city of Xiamen to Taiwan-controlled Kinmen during a recent typhoon and later began to leak oil, authorities in Xiamen agreed Tuesday to offer assistance …
Sep 21, 2016 /  Vessels
FESCO Delivered Emergency Relief Consignment for Typhoon Victims in Primorye

FESCO Delivered Emergency Relief Consignment for Typhoon Victims in Primorye

FESCO Transportation Group (Fesco) provided comprehensive delivery of the emergency relief consignment for victims of Typhoon Lionrock in Primorye. Container ship Kapitan Sergievskiy - Image courtesy:  …
Sep 19, 2016 /  Vessels
Typhoon MERANTI grounded container ship GANG TAI TAI ZHOU, Xiamen

Typhoon MERANTI grounded container ship GANG TAI TAI ZHOU, Xiamen

Container ship GANG TAI TAI ZHOU was at anchor on Xiamen outer anchorage, when typhoon MERANTI struck Xiamen coast yesterday. Vessel’s anchor dragged and the GANG TAI TAI ZHOU was pushed aground on …
Sep 16, 2016 /  Accidents
Vessels in Kaohsiung Harbor break loose during Typhoon Meranti (Videos)

Vessels in Kaohsiung Harbor break loose during Typhoon Meranti (Videos)

Up to 10 vessels in Kaohsiung Harbor broke loose from their moorings amid high seas caused by Typhoon Meranti as it moved off the coast of southern Taiwan Wednesday. One of the vessels, container ship YM Wind, was …
Sep 15, 2016 /  Accidents
General cargo ship Jin Zhao 29 ran aground in Taiwan Strait

General cargo ship Jin Zhao 29 ran aground in Taiwan Strait

The general cargo ship Jin Zhao 29 ran aground at Dadan island northern coast off Xiamen, China. The vessel was proceeding through Taiwan Strait in bad weather and strong winds, but lost steering gear and grounded …
Jul 8, 2016 /  Accidents
Taiwan on Alert for 'near Perfect' Super Typhoon Nepartak

Taiwan on Alert for 'near Perfect' Super Typhoon Nepartak

Taiwan is on high alert ahead of the arrival of "near-perfect" super typhoon Nepartak, expected to slam into the island early on Friday morning local time. Currently surging at speeds of up to 280 kilometers per hour …
Jul 7, 2016 /  Curious
Video: Ferry, barge and a tug blown aground by typhoon in Manila Bay

Video: Ferry, barge and a tug blown aground by typhoon in Manila Bay

On October 18, the 30 meter long, 266 gt tugboat Manyplus 1, while assisting the barge AZ Shanghai ran aground in Manila, Philippines. The tugboat and barge had been at anchorage for two days after arriving from …
Oct 21, 2015 /  Accidents
Armoured vehicles on board ro-ro cargo ship found by Greek Customs

Armoured vehicles on board ro-ro cargo ship found by Greek Customs

Greek Customs have found 16 armoured vehicles, including Typhoon GSS-300 type on board of ro-ro cargo ship Tychy. The cargo was found during an inspection on July 21, on arrival to Greek port Keratsini, near …
Jul 22, 2015 /  Curious