Tag Archives: Cargo Vessel

Shao Dong Ji 958

The 36 meter long cargo vessel Shao Dong Ji 958 caught fire off Suzhou, China. The vessel was en route with 1200 tons of coal on an inner waterway off the Yangtze River when a fire broke out in the crew quarters. The crew were evacuated by a Coastguard boat while a local fire fighting team extinguished the blaze. No reports of injuries.

Nova Cura

Nova Cura

The 109 meter long cargo vessel Nova Cura ran aground on the reefs near Lesbos, Greece. The Nova Cura was headed to Aliaga from Istanbul with a cargo of pipes when it went aground. The Nova Cura suffered a hull breach on its starboard side and suffered water ingress in the bow.. No reports of injuries to the seven crew.  Patrol boats along with other vessels responded to the Nova Cura aid. Reports state there was no pollution released.  Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.

With Harvest

With Harvest
Photo: sunnhordland.no

The 70 meter long cargo vessel With Harvest ran aground in Luk Sound off Tysnes, Norway. The With Harvest was running under autopilot when it went aground onto the rocks.  The crew was able to pull itself free and proceeded to Leirvik. No injuries to the seven crew on board. The cargo vessel sustained damage to its ballast tanks, but no pollution was released.