Brief description of events: The un-geared container vessel RENA was on a coastal voyage from Napier to the Port of Tauranga, North Island, New Zealand having on board some 1,368 containers, a number of them empty, the balance laden with cargo, stowed below and above deck. On board there was some 1,756 cubic meters of Marine Fuel Oil (MFO) 380 CSt and about 61 m3 of Marine Diesel as well as 160.55 m3 of Lubricants consisting of new, dirty and oil in use. The vessel, whilst en route to embark the Pilot and still some distance off to the East North East of the Pilot Station and at a speed of around 17 knots, ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef off Motiti Island at about 02:14 (local time) on 5 October 2011 in position 37 DEG 32’426South; 176 DEG 25’747 East, about an hour after high water at the Reef.

Date of incident:   October 5th, 2011
Location:   Tauranga, New Zealand

rena

 

Brief description of events: Casualty boarded by pirates off the Somali coast. The superstructure was set alight resulting in the casualty becoming a ‘dead ship’ requiring rescue towage and discharge of cargo and bunkers.

Date of incident:   September 21st, 2011
Location:   Offshore the Somalia/
Kenya border

Brief description of events: After completion of cargo operations in the port of Merak, the casualty with 93000 tons of gasoil on board unmoored and grounded on a shallow patch under Pilotage guidance. Internal transfer of cargo resulted in a successful refloating operation.

Date of incident:   August 16th, 2011
Location:   Port of Merak, Indonesia

gan dignity

 

 

Brief description of events: Casualty caught fire due to lightening during cargo operations. Salvors were able to get the fire under control within 36 hours after the incident occurred. Five crewmembers lost their lives. The remaining cargo on board the casualty was transferred to a receiving vessel and sold to salvage buyers. The casualty itself was declared CTL and scrapped.

Date of incident:   June 25th, 2011
Location:   Selat Dempio, Indonesia

sunny partners

Brief description of events: Casualty grounded whilst departing from the port of Xiamen with the draft of 15.5 meters. Bunkers were removed as well as 49 containers after which internal transfer of water ballast resulted in a successful refloating operation.

Date of incident:   June 17th, 2011
Location:   Port entrance Xiamen, China

cma cmg libera

Brief description of events: Casualty, whilst on the way from New Orleans, with 25,123 MT of wheat and corn bound for Barranquilla, Colombia, grounded after it was unable to turn onto the heading for entry into the very strong flowing river.

Date of incident:   May 19th, 2011
Location:   Magdalena River, Columbia

chios wind

 

Brief description of events: Casualty dragged both anchors during a severe gale and grounded near the eastern breakwater.

Date of incident:   December 12th , 2010
Location:   Hooghly River, India

costis

Brief description of events: he casualty departed from Muara Pantai anchorage near the port of Tanjung Redeb, East Borneo, where she had loaded a cargo of 51000 tons “Indonesian Steaming Coal”, with destination Chennai, India. After the pilot disembarked at the ‘Muara Pantai’ pilot boarding ground the vessel ran aground on the Coral Reef “Karang Malalungan” with a speed of 10 knots. The Master attempted several times during the periods of HW to refloat the vessel to no avail. A STS operation required to be conducted; prior to a refloating attempt was being successfully accomplished.

Date of incident:   January 3rd , 2011
Location:   Hooghly River, India

moondance

 

 

Brief description of events: Casualty dragged both anchors during a severe gale and grounded near the eastern breakwater.

Date of incident:   December 12th , 2010
Location:   Hooghly River, India

tigerspring

Brief description of events: Casualty collided with MV GREEN VALLEY and subsequently sank onto the riverbed. A crane barge was required to be mobilized all the way from Singapore to off load the containers. Casualty finally could be successfully refloated. Services rendered under LOF with SCOPIC Clause invoked, by Rotterdam based SMIT Salvage.

Date of incident:   November 24th , 2010
Location:   Hooghly River, India

tigerspring

Brief description of events: Casualty sank whilst moored to SMB-buoy in Oil Field.

Date of incident:   November, 2010
Location:   Off Sumatera, Indonesia

 

 

Brief description of events: Whilst on the way from Jakarta to Belawan, Sumatera, the casualty ran aground. Salvage services were rendered by IJmuiden based Svitzer Salvage under LOF. The majority of the cargo (containers) was salvaged; however Salvors were unable to salvage the casualty, which subsequently was wrecked.

Date of incident:   October 9th, 2010
Location:   Off Pulau Sinkep, Indonesia

berunamega

Brief description of events: Casualty grounded on rocks. Services rendered under LOF with SCOPIC Clause invoked, by IJmuiden based Svitzer Salvage.

Date of incident:   October 6th, 2010
Location:   Off Kythira Island, Greece

christiand

Brief description of events: Whilst in transit from Nansa, China to Singapore, the casualty collided with a submerged island named Lix in Pai located in the Dadanwei Shuidao South of Hong Kong. The Master decided to return to Hong Kong and controlled grounded the casualty. An extensive STS operation had to be conducted prior to the refloating operation.

Date of incident:   June 30th, 2010
Location:   Hong Kong, China

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Casualty Name: MV STOLI
Brief description of events:
Whilst on the way from Sardinia to Saint-Tropez, the yacht went aground and started to take water. The Skipper decided to beach her and requested for salvage assistance. The yacht was refloated and towed to Propriano port, where she was....

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