Tag Archives: Cargo Vessel

Leonie

Leonie

The 90 meter long general cargo vessel Leonie ran aground just outside the port of Delfzijl, Netherlands. Three tugs were dispatched and were able to pull the Leonie free on the rising tide.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

INS Kora Damaged

Photo: rfanostalgia.org
Photo: rfanostalgia.org

The 91 meter long Indian Naval Missile Corvette INS Kora collided with the 183 meter long, 23062 dwt general cargo vessel Madeleine Rickmers in the Bay of Bengal off Vishakhapatnam, India.  The Madeleine Rickmers was en route from Chittagong to Colombo when it scraped against the side of the INS Kora. The INS Kora reported minor hull damage, but there was no water ingress.  No reports of injuries or pollution released. An  investigation by Naval authorities has been launched to investigate the incident.

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Welle

Welle

The 119 meter long, 3848 dwt general cargo vessel Welle ran aground on the Azov-Don Canal in the Don River delta. The Welle was en route from Rostov-on-Don to Icdas, Turkey with 2900 tons of scrap when it suffered failure in its steering gear.  The Welle was later refloated later the same day being assisted by a tug.  The Welle was towed to a nearby anchorage where the crew was to repair the steering. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.