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Thirty-Nine Bulk Carriers Lost Over the Last Ten Years




Thirty-Nine Bulk Carriers Lost Over the Last Ten Years


BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 05-02-2020 06:58:13



INTERCARGO has published its Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2019 providing an analysis of casualty statistics covering the years 2010 to 2019. 

Thirty-nine bulk carriers with 173 seafarers were reported lost over that period, based on available reports of total losses and constructive total losses from public sources and IMO’s GISIS.

Cargo shift and/or liquefaction is one of the greatest concerns for the safe carriage of dry bulk over the past 10 years, likely to be the main reason behind eight bulk carrier casualties and 106 seafarers losing their lives. The most common reported cause of ship losses has been grounding, with 17 losses. Losses due to flooding accounted

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Tanker fire kills seven at shipyard in Indonesia




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Seven people died after an Aframax tanker undergoing maintenance at a shipyard in Indonesia caught fire on 11 May 2020. 

The fire broke out on board the 105,100 dwt Jag Leela docked at the Belawan shipyard in Sumatra, the Directorate General of Sea Transportation of the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation said. 

It was reportedly preceded by several explosions on board the vessel. 

Local agencies managed to extinguish the fire in a joint effort later that day. However, thick smoke was hampering rescue and evacuation attempts.

On 12 May, a police report revealed that there were 60 workers on site at the time of the incident of which 22 sustained injuries and seven were

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Explosion rocks chemical tanker on Yangtze River




An explosion damaged the 2018-built chemical tanker Qiu Feng 6 on Wednesday and injured two crew members.

The incident occurred when the vessel was sailing near Wuhu on the Yangtze River. A video of the incident shows the crew possibly washing the tank when the explosion happened.

Three crew jumped into the water and were later picked up by a rescue team and another two crew were injured and sent to hospital for emergency treatment, while the other four crew members onboard were unharmed.

The fire triggered by the explosion was put out and authorities have started investigations into the cause of the incident.

The vessel is owned by Yangzhou Yuhua Shipping, which mainly operates ships carrying hazardous cargo on the Yangtze.







5 mayo, 2020

Tres heridos en el incendio de un barco amarrado en el muelle de Isla Cristina

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Tres marineros han resultado heridos esta mañana en el muelle de La Marina de Isla Cristina tras desatarse un virulento incendio en un barco atracado en las instalaciones.  El Servicio de Emergencias 112 han indicado que la Autoridad Portuaria ha informado que finalmente son tres los heridos y no dos como se transmitió a primera hora:  dos de mayor envergadura y uno de carácter leve. Todos fueron trasladados a centros hospitalarios.

De los dos marineros más graves uno tiene 48 años y ha resultado herido con quemaduras en el 25 por ciento de su cuerpo, por las que ha sido derivado a un centro hospitalario de Sevilla y otro de

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