Tag Archives: Cargo Vessel

Asia Raya

Asia Raya
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The 64 meter long, 1050 dwt cargo vessel KM Cargo Asia Raya caught fire off Kupang, Timor, Indonesia. The Asia Raya had departed from Kupang with 634 cattle and 37 crew when a fire broke out just a few miles offshore. Reports state the crew had panic as the vessel suddenly listed over as it was overloaded.  The crew ignited some distress flares, but the flares also ignited the fodder on board. The vessel was quickly engulfed in flames.  All 37 crew on board were rescued and some cattle on board was pushed overboard.

Marine Diamond

MARINE_DIAMOND

The 116 meter long, 10292 dwt cargo vessel Marine Diamond ran aground in the port of Nagoya, Japan. The Marine Diamond was departing for Yokkaichi with a cargo of lumber when it struck bottom. The cargo vessel remain aground until the following high tide when a tug was able to refloat it. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Victoria

Victoria

The 100 meter long, 5065 dwt cargo vessel Victoria became disabled on the Bosporus. The Victoria was en route to Ukraine from Turkey when it suffered engine failure near the entrance to the strait. A tug came to the Victoria’s assistance and towed it to an anchorage in the Marmara Sea. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.