NYK PCTC Receives Special Award from the Association for Rescue at Sea

NYK PCTC Receives Special Award from the Association for Rescue at Sea

The NYK-operated pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Hercules Leader has been recognized with a special award from the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS) for the rescue of six yachtsmen in distress off the coast of …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Curious
Teekay Crew rescues surfer in distress

Teekay Crew rescues surfer in distress

On October 13, the crew of Beothuk Spirit were called into action to rescue two surfers in distress off the coast of St. Vincent’s in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada. Upon receiving the request from the …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Accidents
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
Safety Achievement Award from Chamber of Shipping of America to Stena Blue Sky

Safety Achievement Award from Chamber of Shipping of America to Stena Blue Sky

The award was recently given for the professional seamanship and conduct when Stena Blue Sky effected a rescue operation after spotting a fisherman and recovering him from wreckage between the waters of North Korea and …
Aug 16, 2018 /  Curious
MOL Crude Oil Tanker ALTAIR TRADER Rescues a Castaway

MOL Crude Oil Tanker ALTAIR TRADER Rescues a Castaway

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) yesterday announced that on April 14, 2018, the MOL-operated/managed crude oil tanker ALTAIR TRADER safely rescued a castaway in the South China Sea. Details of the rescue follow: At …
Apr 24, 2018 /  Vessels
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