NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS owned by ALLISON Shipping which was hijacked off Bonny Island in …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Piracy
Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

SCI’s tanker vessel, M.T. ‘Desh Vaibhav’ on her way to Fujairah, UAE, reportedly suffered an explosion in one of her cargo tanks at around 0935 hours IST on 14th August 2018, off Oman coast. Caption: …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard medevacs man from cargo ship west of Tampa Bay

US Coast Guard medevacs man from cargo ship west of Tampa Bay

The US Coast Guard medevaced a 22-year-old man from a cargo ship 35 miles west of Tampa Bay, Tuesday. Medevaced was Shuklendra Singh, 22, from India. Caption: Self Discharging Bulk Carrier Bahama Spirit - Image …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Accidents
New CTV Order for BMT

New CTV Order for BMT

BMT has secured a new contract to provide Njord Offshore with two 23m crew transfer vessels (CTVs).  This follows on from the recent successful launch of Njord Zenith and Njord Zephyr, 27m CTVs designed by BMT and …
Jul 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Sanmar Shipyard Delivers First Gökçay Series’ Vessel

Sanmar Shipyard Delivers First Gökçay Series’ Vessel

The first of Sanmar Shipyard’s new Gökçay series shows excellent performance Being specially designed for high performance at a competitive cost, the new steel twin screw harbor tug has increased beam …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Vessels
USCG medevacs injured crew member from chemical tanker Stolt Perseverance near Freeport, Texas

USCG medevacs injured crew member from chemical tanker Stolt Perseverance near Freeport, Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old crew member from a chemical tanker near Freeport, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the 580-foot …
May 14, 2018 /  Accidents
Damen introduces new class of Fast Crew Supplier

Damen introduces new class of Fast Crew Supplier

FCS 2710 builds on the success of the FCS 2610 Damen Shipyards Group has announced the introduction of a new model to its Fast Crew Supplier range. The FCS 2710 builds on the success of the best-selling FCS 2610, first …
May 3, 2018 /  Vessels
First Damen Fast Crew Supplier with motion-compensated gangway system enters service

First Damen Fast Crew Supplier with motion-compensated gangway system enters service

First transfers took place in Gulf of Guinea in late March The partnership between Damen Shipyards Group and Ampelmann to extend the benefits of motion-compensated gangway systems to fast crew supply vessels has reached …
May 2, 2018 /  Vessels
VOS Napoleon commences Baltic-Sea charter

VOS Napoleon commences Baltic-Sea charter

Vroon announced on Thursday (Apr 19) that VOS Napoleon (MPI Napoleon), one of its larger crew-transfer vessels (CTV), has secured a charter in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The vessel was delivered to her …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Successful Sea Trials for BMT-Designed 27m Crew Transfer Vessel

Successful Sea Trials for BMT-Designed 27m Crew Transfer Vessel

BMT’s latest 27m crew transfer vessel (CTV), designed for Njord Offshore, has successfully completed sea trials, reaching a top speed of 27 knots. Njord Zenith is the first of two 27m vessels built to a BMT design …
Apr 11, 2018 /  Vessels