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
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