The EUR 17 million European GAMMA project seeks to make international shipping climate neutral. For the project, companies and researchers from Europe will develop and convert a bulk carrier to sail on climate-neutral fuels and green power. 60,000 tonnes dead weight....
A most unusual sight at the vast Westpoort area in the Port of Amsterdam: Two parts of a wrecked bulk carrier rising high above barren reclaimed land. At the Decom Amsterdam facility, Dutch firm Koole Contractors is dismantling the ship’s hulk in handysize pieces...
In The Nautical Instute’s latest Mars Report, a bulk carrier hit its berth. In this case, the berthing plan did not account for wind and current conditions, which left little time for the crew to take effective corrective action. The Nautical Institute gathers...
A fire has erupted on board the bulk carrier Silver Lady at the port of Dordrecht, the Netherlands. The fire started while loading scrap metal. The fire is raging both on the quay and on the ship. The fire erupted in the evening of Friday, 2 June. The fire brigade was...
As a give way vessel, you need to take ‘early and substantial action’ says The Nautical Institute in its latest Mars Report. This report shows just how badly things can go wrong when action isn’t taken: A collision between a tanker and bulk carrier...
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