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Salvage works to refloat grounded capesize get underway

Nagashiki Shipping 

Dry Bulk Towage and Salvage

Massive explosions flatten port of Beirut

UPDATE 5: According to Lloyd’s List Intelligence, 13 vessels were in port at the time of the blast, the largest being the Malta-flagged CMA CGM Lyra, an 11,356 teu containership. At least two general cargo vessels and three tugs in close proximity to the explosion. Local reports suggest significant damage to port infrastructure in a 5km blast zone.

Lebanon Casualty

More action needed to prevent container losses

Stowage plans, lashing arrangements and verification of the gross mass of containers compliance remain areas of concern

International Containers

Australia cracks down on container handling after spate of losses

Poor adherence to Solas rules on container stowage behind box losses, says AMSA

Asia Pacific Australia

Abandoned LPG carrier crew paid after stand-off

The International Transport Workers’ Federation says the case highlights shortcomings in the enforcement of maritime labour laws, noting the crew are still yet to be repatriated

Philippines Crewing

Product tanker crew kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

Armed gang boarded Liberia-flagged vessel and kidnapped Russian and Ukrainian seafarers, according to piracy monitoring group Dryad

Middle East and Africa Europe

Fall in number of containers lost at sea

Few major casualties sees container losses from boxships decline over three-year period

International Containers

Höegh Xiamen declared a ‘total loss’ after fire

Car carrier is declared a constructive total loss following a fire on board the vessel last month at the Port of Jacksonville. The vessel was on charter from Ocean Yield

Norway Insurance

From the News Desk: Ro-ro sector facing double whammy

Car carriers and ferry operators have been among the hardest hit segments of the maritime industry as a result of the coronavirus backdrop, while a spate of recent fires on ships have highlighted serious safety concerns

Casualty Passenger
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