Day: September 1, 2017

Scelveringhe

Scelveringhe

Scelveringhe
Photo: pzc.nl

The 117 meter long, 7745 dwt hopper dredge Scelveringhe caught fire while moored at a shipyard in Sas van Ghent, Terneuzen, Netherlands. The local fire brigade was alerted and reports state the fire was quickly contained.  No reports of injuries. The cause of the fire or the extent of damage has not yet been reported.

Carmanah Light

Carmanah Light

Carmanah Light
Photo: haidagwaiiobserver.com

On August 31, the 14 meter long fishing vessel Carmanah Light ran aground on Rose Spit, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada.  The crab boat had run aground just offshore and sustain water ingress. The four crew on board abandoned ship in their survival suits and were able to make it ashore safely. No reports of injuries.

Authorities were alerted and are monitoring the situation. Reports state the owner of the Carmanah Light is coordinating a salvage plan.