Pozzallo Port, Sicily Movements – 04.02.2019

0649 hrs – The 2009 built LBR flag bulker LOUISA BOLTEN entered Pozzallo berthing at Banchina Foranea assisted by 2 tugs. IMO: 9406049; 179 m; 19,972 GRT. Duty tugs were the 1978 built tug CITTA DI AUGUSTA (IMO: 7711177; 32 m; 199 GRT) and the 1980 built tug LIONE (IMO: 7929073; 32 m; 200 GRT). […]

Casualty – Hapag Lloyd container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS Fire – January 2019

One week on, the fire that has raged on the YANTIAN EXPRESS has finally been brought under control. The ship’s owner, Hapag-Lloyd, said that salvors are now towing the burnt ship to Halifax in Canada. Three tugs are being deployed to get the ship moved to its destination some 800 nautical miles away. Hapag-Lloyd has […]