Egypt seized the Ever Given, demanding the ship's owners pay nearly $1 billion for blocking the Suez Canal


The "Ever Given" container ship operated by the Evergreen Marine Corporation, sails through the Suez Canal, after it was fully freed and floated. Egypt's Suez Canal Authority announced that the stranded massive container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week, has been fully dislodged and successfully floating in the canal. Sayed Hassan/picture alliance via Getty Images
  • Officials in Egypt have seized the Ever Given as authorities in the country demand the ship's owners pay nearly $1 billion for blocking the Suez Canal for several days last month.
  • The owner of the Ever Given declared "General Average," so insurance could pay some of the damages along with the owners of cargo aboard the ship.
  • The 25 crew members aboard the

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Cala Gran, el naufragio que dio nombre a una playa de pesca




La Voz de Galicia

El Mar de las Traviesas fue llamado así por el cargamento del mercante



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El Cala Gran era un mercante de 665 TRB y 1.297 toneladas a máxima carga, botado en Gijón un 27 de noviembre de 1958 por los astilleros Juliana Constructora Gijonesa, con el número de construcción 124 y entregado en julio de 1961 con el nombre de Puerto de Gijón para la Naviera Vasco Gaditana S.A., señal de llamada E.D.G.I. y foliado en Cádiz con el número 250 de la lista 2ª, media 54.60 metros de eslora por 9 metros de manga y 5,35 metros de puntal; equipaba un Smit Bolnes SB-310 construido por la Empresa Nacional Elcano de

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Eureka, another container ship en route to Long Beach, delayed

Mechanical problem on Maersk vessel kicks back arrival date for Nike shoes and other sought-after consumer products


Nike and other major U.S. importers just got another kick in the shins. The arrival of the Maersk Eureka at the Port of Long Beach, California, will be delayed by about three weeks because of a mechanical problem at sea.

The notice of the latest delay came from MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co., which told customers Thursday, “Maersk has informed us that the container ship Maersk Eureka, deployed on our Sequoia service, had to stop

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[VIDEO] Product Tanker and Bulker Damaged in Manila Bay Collision







Damage sustained to the Rich Rainbow in he collision (photos courtesy of Philippine Coast Guard)

BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 04-08-2021 10:47:17

The Philippine Coast Guard responded to the scene of a collision between a product tanker and a dry bulk carrier in Manila Bay overnight. Both vessels sustained damage but remained seaworthy and are now being detained while an investigation is ongoing into the circumstances of the accident.

According to the reports from the PCG, the two vessels made contact approximately three nautical miles from Cavite City in Manila Bay at approximately 9:50 p.m. local time on Wednesday, April 7. Weather and sea conditions appeared to be calm at the time. The Coast Guard responded deploying personnel from the Coast Guard Station Manila,

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Collision between Liquefied Gas Carrier GenesisRiver and Voyager Tow

 Executive Summary

On May 10, 2019, at 1516, the 754-foot-long, 122-foot-wide liquefied gas carrier Genesis River collided with a 297-foot-long tank barge being pushed ahead by the 69-foot-long towing vessel Voyager. As a result of the collision, two cargo tanks in the barge were breached, spilling petrochemical cargo into the waterway, and a second barge in the Voyager tow capsized.

The Genesis River had been outbound on the Houston Ship Channel when, a few minutes prior to the collision, it met the inbound 740-foot-long, 120-foot-wide liquefied gas carrier BW Oak in the intersection of the Houston Ship Channel and the Bayport Ship Channel, known as the Bayport Flare. After the Genesis River and the BW Oak passed each other port side to port side, the

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