Casualties – 1952 built self discharging bulk carrier MICHIPICOTEN arrived safely in port – 08.06.2024

After yesterday – Saturday 8th June , 2024 we reported that the bulker MICHIPICOTEN collided with something underwater on Lake Superior and had water ingress ( https://maltashipphotos.com/casualties-1952-built-self-discharging-bulk-carrier-michipicoten-taking-water-08-06-2024/)  has safely anchored in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She was loaded with taconite when she began to take on water after  colliding with something underwater. Taconite is a low-grade […]

Red Sea Crisis – British bulker RUBYMAR sinks – 02.03.2024

The BLZ flag bulker RUBYMAR loaded with around 21, 000 tons of ammonium phosphate sulfate fertilizer attacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels has sunk in the Red Sea after days of taking on water, officials said Saturday, the first vessel to be fully destroyed as part of their campaign over Israel’s war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. When […]

Red Sea Crisis – British bulker RUBYMAR has not sunk – 22.02.2024

Last Monday 19th February,2024 the  Houthi fighters claimed to have sunk the bulk carrier RUBYMAR. It would have been the most significant incident since attacks on ships began in November. The Houthis had earlier said the vessel was in danger of sinking after claiming the attack that took place in the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb […]

Red Sea Crisis – Greek and British ships hit by Houthi attacks – 06.02.2024

According to Houthi spokesperson it was claimed that  the group had successfully hit the kamsarmax bulker STAR NASIA owned by Star Bulk and the  general cargo ship MORNING TIDE. In a release, the Houthis referred to STAR NASIA as an American ship, and MORNING TIDE as a British ship. The attack on MORNING TIDE which […]