Marine accident round-up : 15th November 2021

General cargo ship Mirjam (IMO 9454802) notified GAMA that during the change of position in the port of Raahe, the ship was in allision with the Transmar (IMO 9167332), which was berthed at the quay. The accident did not result in injuries or pollution. The GAMA has started to gather evidence from the Finnish maritime safety investigation office. The Mirjam left the port again during the evening of November 8th and headed for Kiel, with an ETA of November 12th.

As of November 11th the Mirjam was underway from Raahe, Finland, to Kiel, Germany, ETA November 12th. The Transmar was at port in Liepaja, Latvia.

2008-built, Portugal-flagged, 4,255 gt Mirjam is owned by MV Mirjam II LLP care of manager Vertom Bereederungs GmbH & Co KG of Moormerland, Germany. It is entered with Standard Club on behalf of Noord Nederlandsche P & I Club.

1998-built, Cyprus-flagged, 2,820 gt Transmar is owned by Allertal Schiffahrts care of manager Held Bereederungs GmbH & Co KG of Haren (Ems), Germany. It is entered with Gard P&I Club on behalf of H&H Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG MS “Allertal”.

The sailing of cruise ship Norwegian Encore (IMO 9751511) from Miami, Florida, scheduled for November 14th, was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The announcement came as the vessel remained on hold, waiting to transit the Panama Canal. Norwegian Cruise Line said the ship was delayed by two days arriving in Miami. No other reason was provided. As of November 12th the vessel was en route to Miami, ETA November 15th, having left Seattle on October 25th.

2019-guilt, Bahamas-flagged, 169,116 gt Norwegian Encore is owned by Seahawk Two Ltd care of manager NCL (Bahamas) of Miami, Florida. It is entered with UK Club on behalf of Seahawk Two, Ltd.

A loading grab wire broke on bulk carrier Cebihan (IMO 9504308) at Güllük, Turkey during the morning of November 11th, causing the loading grab to fall down to the main deck during cargo operations. There was structural damage to the grab and to the vessel, although the extent of damages had not yet been established. No injuries or pollution were reported. As of November 13th the vessel had left Güllük and was en route to Ravenna in Italy, ETA November 16th. 2009-built, Portugal-flagged, 33,218 gt Cebihan is owned by Orca Shipping BV care of Octopus Ship Management BV of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

General cargo ship Apollo Bulker (IMO 9459151) allided with dredger Daytona-H (IMO 8520836) while manoeuvring to an anchorage off Istanbul late on November 10th. The Apollo Bulker was en route from Constanta to Suez, while the Daytona-H was heading from Constanta to Tripoli. After the incident the Apollo Bulker moved under its own power to a convenient anchorage area. The Daytona H remained stationary. The vessel’s departure permissions were cancelled until completion of damage surveys and an incident investigation.

As of November 13th the Apollo Bulker remained at Istanbul Anchorage. The Daytona-H also remained at Istanbul Anchorage.

2011-built, Panama-flagged, 21,483 gt Apollo Bulker is owned by Bravo Shipping Corp care of manager Sincere Industrial Corp of Taipei City, Taiwan. It is entered with Britannia on behalf of Bravo Shipping Corp.

1988-built, Comoros-flagged, 8,254 gt Daytona-H is owned by Daytona Marine Co care of Cedar Marine Services, Tripoli, Lebanon.