Casualties – Livestock Carrier AL BADRI 1 sank – 12.06.2022

On Sunday 12th June the 1973 built TZA flag livestock carrier AL BADRI 1 carrying around 16,000 sheep capsized and sank at her berth at Suakin Port, Sudan. All crew members escaped safely, but almost all of the cargo was lost. The loss of the vessel may affect the port’s operations, as well as the environment, given […]


One of the 14 Vroon Livestock owned ships around is the 1998 built SHORTHORN EXPRESS. She was built in the Netherlands by Van Diepen Shipyard at Waterhuizen in 1998 with 5 decks and 3,841 m² cattle and sheep gross pen area with 570m² as deck space fodder with a length overall of 116.59 metres and […]

Casualties – Livestock Carrier QUEEN HIND capsizes in Romania – 24.11.2019

The 1980 built livestock carrier QUEEN HIND capsized on Sunday 24th November, 2019 with starboard side resting on bottom and port side remaining above water shortly after leaving the port of Navodari (Midia) in Romania bound to Libya with 14,600 sheep onboard as cargo. All 22 Syrian crew were rescued with one was taken to hospital […]