A new refloat attempt of the Ocean Explorer has proven successful. This morning (local time), the expedition cruise ship that grounded off Greenland was pulled free by the Institute of Natural Resources’ research vessel Tarajoq. On Monday afternoon, 11 September, West...
The expedition cruise ship Ocean Explorer ran aground in Alpefjord, in the national park in Northeast Greenland, on Monday afternoon. The Danish Joint Arctic Command reports a first refloat attempt has failed. On Monday afternoon, 11 September, West Greenlandic time,...
GPS “smoothing” can make a portable pilotage unit (PPU) less accurate. This was one of the contributory factors in a vessel grounding discussed in The Nautical Institute’s latest Mars Report. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of maritime...
When conning a vessel, keep your mobile phone in “airplane mode”. The Nautical Institute gives this warning in its latest Mars Report, in which mobile phone use contributed to a large container vessel grounding. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of...
The Gibraltar Port Authority reports that all cargo has been removed from the wreck of the OS 35. Next step: removal of the wreck alltogether. A total of 33,632 tonnes of steel bars have been lifted from the wreck, in a critical milestone for the operation. Detailed...
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