GLOBAL WEEKLY MARINE ACCIDENTS

The training ship; DAR MLODZIEZY

 

·Student Falls From Training Ship Mast, Dies

A tragic accident occurred on board of tall training ship DAR MLODZIEZY on Jul 20 in Baltic sea, during 1-day training cruise with students on board. 19-year old student fell from mast, and later died from injuries he got. The ship returned to Gdynia, Poland, from where she started the training cruise.

The Sailing training ship DAR MLODZIEZY, IMO 7821075, GT 2255, built 1982, flag Poland.

·Crew Killed By Container On Board Of Container Ship, Norway

A crew member, young man in his 20s, died on board of a container ship NCL SVELGEN during cargo operation in the afternoon Jul 20, at Orkanger, Trondheim, Norway. It was an accident during work, understood he was caught between containers, or hit by container. Authorities can’t yet say what caused accident. NCL SVELGEN arrived at Orkanger on Jul 19, was still at port in the morning Jul 21.

The Container ship NCL SVELGEN, IMO 9326964, dwt 11209, capacity 868 TEU, built 2005, flag Portugal,  is managed by MOJE H (EQUASIS).

·Dutch Fishing Vessel Aground, Jutland

Fishing vessel SURSUM CORDA drifted aground in the evening Jul 20 at Nørre Lyngby, northwest Jutland, Denmark, after her anchor dragged. As of 1630 UTC Jul 21, the ship was still aground, with tug nearby, awaing weather improvement and underwater hull survey.

Fishing vessel SURSUM CORDA, IMO 9034119, GT 436, built 1992,is  flagged in Netherlands.

·Ro-Ro Ship Catches Fire, 26 Crew Rescued

Passenger ro-ro cargo ship BAHARI INDONESIA caught fire in the evening Jul 21 in Java sea north of Jakarta, while en route from Jakarta to Pontianak, western Kalimanta, Indonesia. The ship with 26 crew and 20 vehicles on board was soon engulfed in thick smoke, crew had to abandon BAHARI INDONESIA in lifeboats and probably rafts. The crew were rescued by nearby vessel KM SAMUDERA JAYA ABADI at around 0600 LT (UTC +7) Jul 22, all 26 seamen are reported to be safe. BAHARI INDONESIA understood to be drifting, she’s to be towed to port, probably Jakarta, according to official statement.