Casualties – MSC ZOE lost containers in stormy weather – 01.01.2019

Authorities in Germany and the Netherlands are continuing to respond to the loss of an estimated 270 containers from the 396 metre container ship MSC ZOE in the North Sea due to stormy weather. Since the initial incident in German waters on Tuesday night, multiple containers have started washing up on the shore on the […]

BLOW FROM THE PAST – KOMMANDOR JACK at Malta KOMMANDOR JACK was built in 1961 at Bremerhaven (Germany) by Weser AG as the fishing trawler VIKINGBANK until 1970. In 1976 she was converted into a research vessel and renamed VALDIVIA and was used as a research diving support vessel jointly by the Institut fur Meereskunde,Hamburg and the […]