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Chinese rescue and salvage company Lianyungang Dali Underwater Engineering wins deal for Wakashio’s stern removal

Chinese rescue and salvage company Lianyungang Dali Underwater Engineering has won a contract to remove the stern section of the Wakashio bulker from a reef off Mauritius’ coast. Image courtesy: Mobilisation Nationale Wakashio The salvage firm is …
Nov 13, 2020 / Curious

Wakashio Bow Section Scuttled off Mauritius

The bow section of the stricken bulk carrier Wakashio has been scuttled Monday after the Japanese-owned bulk carrier ran aground, spilled oil and broke apart atop a coral reef off Mauritius.Scuttling efforts commenced last week but progressed slowly …
Aug 25, 2020 / Vessels

IMO helping to mitigate the impacts of MV Wakashio oil spill in Mauritius

IMO continues to support international efforts to respond to the oil spill in Mauritius, following the break up of the MV Wakashio. IMO and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) have jointly deployed an expert, who is …
Aug 18, 2020 / Curious

WATCH: Cargo Ship Wakashio That Caused Oil Spill Has Broken Into Two

MV Wakashio, the bulk carrier that caused an oil spill off the southeast coast of Mauritius when it ran aground a reef close to 3 weeks ago, has now split into two parts. As reported on August 15th, 2020, the forward section of the ship detached …
Aug 17, 2020 / Accidents

IMO assisting in MV Wakashio oil spill response

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined international efforts to assist the Government of Mauritius, following an oil leak from the bulk carrier MV Wakashio, which ran aground on 25 July off Pointe d’Esny natural area, south-eastern …
Aug 11, 2020 / Accidents

Capesize Bulker Wakashio Aground off Mauritius (Update)

Tokyo-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) received the following information from Nagashiki Shipping Co. Ltd. (Nagashiki) who is the owners and managers of bulk carrier Wakashio and Time Chartered to MOL. Caption: Bulk carrier Wakashio - Image courtesy …
Aug 11, 2020 / Accidents

WATCH: Bulk Carrier Wakashio Grounds in Mauritius

The large 203,130 dwt bulk carrier Wakashio has run hard aground in an environmentally sensitive area off the east coast of Mauritius, on Saturday evening.The 300-meter, Panamanian-flagged vessel was sailing under ballast without cargo through a …
Jul 29, 2020 / Vessels