Casualties – Ship XELO sank after running aground off Tunisia – 16.04.2022

On Friday 15th April, 2022 the 1977 built 59 metre ship XELO issued distress signal reporting water ingress, flooded engine room, after she ran aground at the Gulf of Gabes, Tunisia . All 7 crew (2 Azerbaijanis, 4 Turkish and Georgian captain ) were reportedly rescued and hospitalised for checks and currently in a hotel. […]

Casualties – CHEM P salvage update – 20.03.2022

Marine salvage is the process of recovering a ship and her cargo after a shipwreck or other maritime casualty. Salvage may encompass towing, re-floating a vessel, or effecting repairs to a ship. Today, protecting the coastal environment from spillage of oil or other contaminants is a high priority. Before the invention of radio, salvage services would be given […]

Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 3 of 2018. The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel –Tuesday 16th January, 2018. The 2009 built MLT flag 260m container ship ZIM DALIAN entered  port from Ashdod, Israel with 2 hours waiting. The 2007 built ATG flag general cargo ship DIANA dragged anchor and finished around […]