MOL Car Carrier Progress Ace Rescues Castaways in the North Atlantic

MOL Car Carrier Progress Ace Rescues Castaways in the North Atlantic

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that on February 9, 2018, the MOL-operated Car Carrier Progress Ace safely rescued three survivors in the North Atlantic Ocean. Caption: Car carrier Progress Ace - Image …
Feb 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Crystal Sky rescues two Americans off Mexico

Stena Crystal Sky rescues two Americans off Mexico

The Crew of the Stena Crystal Sky have been thanked by two American citizens for rescuing them from their stranded yacht off the west coast of Mexico. After receiving a distress call via the U.S. Coast Guard on 18th …
Jan 31, 2018 /  Curious
VOS Famous equipped with ‘Sealift’ Rescue System

VOS Famous equipped with ‘Sealift’ Rescue System

Aberdeen-based ERRV successfully completes sea trials following installation of 'Sealift' Rescue System On Tuesday, 16 January, VOS Famous successfully completed sea trials, crew training and familiarisation, following …
Jan 25, 2018 /  Vessels
European Commission Clears Rescue Aid for Croatian Shipbuilder Uljanik

European Commission Clears Rescue Aid for Croatian Shipbuilder Uljanik

The European Commission has found Croatian plans to grant Uljanik shipyard a State guarantee for a €96 million loan are in line with EU State aid rules. The measure will allow the company to meet urgent liquidity …
Jan 23, 2018 /  Finance
Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday following an explosion on the ship as a fire raged for a fourth day after a dramatic collision. The blast …
Jan 11, 2018 /  Accidents
Wallem Crew Assist in Christmas Eve rescue

Wallem Crew Assist in Christmas Eve rescue

On 24th December, the crew of the Wallem-managed vessel the M.T. Troviken took part in a rescue along with the Venezuelan coast guard at Puerto Jose Anchorage. An anchored ship ahead and about a mile away from the …
Jan 2, 2018 /  Vessels
ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation

ABB, the leading propulsion solution provider, has revealed that an 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with its Azipod D electric propulsion system, has been successfully delivered to customer Guangzhou …
Dec 8, 2017 /  Vessels
Container ship Mathilde Maersk rescues stranded fishermen

Container ship Mathilde Maersk rescues stranded fishermen

The Mathilde Maersk was on a routine voyage, until a crew member spotted a floating life raft. The five fishermen had been stranded for two days, but thanks to the crew’s skill and quick thinking, all survived, and …
Nov 22, 2017 /  Accidents
Höegh-Wallem managed vessel Höegh Singapore in Mid North Atlantic Rescue

Höegh-Wallem managed vessel Höegh Singapore in Mid North Atlantic Rescue

On 18th July 2017, the Höegh-Wallem managed vessel, the Höegh Singapore was involved in a rescue operation in the mid North Atlantic Ocean. The Höegh Singapore, a Pure Car & Truck Carrier (PCTC), …
Jul 27, 2017 /  Vessels
Thome Managed Vessel Rescues German Sailors

Thome Managed Vessel Rescues German Sailors

A Military Sealift Command contracted ship diverted from its mission to perform a rescue at sea mission on July 7. The Thome managed vessel, MT Nord Nightingale, was in transit from Houston, Texas, to Akrotiri, Cyprus, …
Jul 19, 2017 /  Accidents