Breaking Up – USNS PFC Eugene A. Obregon T-AK 3066 arrive for recycling – 07.06.2024

Last Friday 7th June the 250.24 m long (loa) Maritime Prepositioning Ship (PREPO) USNS PFC EUGENE A. OBREGON T-AK 3006 arrived at the recycling yard All Star Metals & All Star Shredding at Brownsville, Texas, United States of America (USA). She was built in 1982 at the Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, Pennsylvania as THOMAS HEYWARD for Waterman Steamship […]

Casualty – Oldest Laker CUYAHOGA Catches Fire – 15.03.2024

Around 1400 hrs  Canada time of Friday 15th March, 2024 , the oldest laker that sails the Great Lakes – CUYAHOGA caught fire which a preliminary investigation found the cause to be welding, which ignited paint on the inside of the cargo hold and took about three hours to put out. According to the USCG […]

Local Shipping – Anchor Handling Tug/Supply (AHTS) SEA SERV 501

One of the 8 ships in the fleet of the local company Sea Services Ltd was the 1974 built SEA SERV 501. She was built by Burton Construction & Shipbuilding Corporation at Port Arthur , Texas , USA to Aquamarine Associates based at Houston, Texas as AQUAMARINE 501 with yard number 504 and delivered in […]

Advertising – Welcome Aboard to Dedja Shipping ShpK – 27.11.2023

Creative advertisement graphics, billboards, commercials and social media ads are all around us. They compete with each other for our attention using techniques proven to inspire an emotional reaction. Help your brand rise above average with creative advertising ideas and the right tools to achieve your goals. Another Logo was added last Monday 27th November […]

Casualties – NOAA Survey Ship S 221 RAINIER on Fire in South Pacific – 05.09.2023

Last Tuesday 5th September, 2023 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) survey ship S 221 RAINIER  suffered a fire aboard during operations off American Samoa.   The fire was controlled and all 41 people were reported safe with no injuries. The fire started  in the exhaust stacks of the survey vessel, impacting the ship’s […]

Russia-Ukraine War – US approved F-16 aircraft for Ukraine – 17.08.2023.

On Thursday 17th August the United States of America has approved sending F-16 Fighting Falcons fighter jets to Ukraine from Denmark and the Netherlands to defend against Russian invaders as soon as pilot training is completed Ukraine has actively sought the U.S.-made F-16 fighter jets to help it counter Russian air superiority. Danish Airforce F-16’s […]

Casualties – 2 Dead firefighters in Grimaldi’s ship blaze at USA – 05.07.2023

2 firefighters were confirmed dead after the Grimaldi conro ship GRANDE COSTA D’AVORIO caught fire at the Port of Newark in New Jersey late Wednesday, 5th July, 2023. Firefighters were dispatched around 2130 hrs local time for a report of multiple vehicles on fire on board the 2011 Croatian built ship that arrived from Baltimore […]