Marine accident round-up : 21st November 2017

A 25-year old crew member of Lady Christina (IMO 9201815) was crushed by the hatch of a cargo hold during the closing process on the morning of November 15th. He was working on deck when the ship was about to leave Rauma, Finland. The ship was initially detained before being released and sailing on the morning of November 16th, bound for Petäjästö (Pietarsaari). 2000-built, Netherlands-flagged, 4,235 gt Lady Christina is owned by C-Schepen II BV care of manager Wijnne & Barends Cargadoors of Delfzijl, Netherlands. It is entered with British Marine on behalf of Wijnne & Barends Cargadoors en Agentuurkantoren BV.

Offshore tug supply ship World Calima (IMO 9684316) suffered an engine room fire north-west of Heligoland on the morning of November 15th. The ship was initially taken in tow by wind farm ship Windea Two. Lifeboat Hermann Marwede reached the scene within about an hour and joined by a NATO convoy consisting of four navy ships. Mine hunter Sulzbach-Rosenberg took over the on scene command. Eight technicians were evacuated while the crew of five remained on board and shut off the engine room, which was flooded with CO2. The vessel was then towed to the island port, arriving there that afternoon. 2014-built, Denmark-flagged, 352 gt World Calima is owned and managed by World Marine Offshore AS of Esbjerg, Denmark. It is entered with Gard P&I Club (Bermuda) on behalf of WMO Shipping Co AS.

General cargo ship Jorvik (IMO 9194282), en route from Kokkola (Karleby), ran aground on the River Ouse on November 17th. The vessel past the locks on Hook Road when it became stuck in the mud of the river banks on its way to Goole. 2000-built, Netherlands-flagged, 2,450 gt Jorvik is owned by Jorvik BV care of manager Flinter Ship[ping BV of Barendrecht, Netherlands. ISM manager is Thorco Shipmanagement BV of Grönigen, Netherlands. It is entered with Standard Club on behalf of Noord Nederlandsche P & I Club.

Seven passengers had to be taken to the hospital after a giant wave hit the bow of passenger/cargo RoRo Trollfjord (IMO 9233258). The storm hit the ship in the Hustadvika Sea between Kristiansund and Molde on the night of November 18th. None of the seven was seriously injured and were discharged from hospital after being examined and treated

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