Marine accident round-up : 18th October 2021

Kent Fire Service was alerted at around during the morning of October 15th to a fire on board general cargo ship Odette (IMO 9191943) while it was berthed at Sheerness Docks, UK. The fire reportedly broke out in the cargo hold. It was extinguished by the early afternoon. The extent of damages was as yet unknown. No injuries reported. The Odette had docked at Sheerness on October 14th on arrival from Bremen. The ship remained berthed at Sheerness, with no fire boats or tugs in attendance, as of October 16th.

2007-built, Portugal-flagged, 4,244 gt Odette is owned by and managed by MV Odette LLP of Wirral, UK. ISM manager is Powdermill Navigation Inc of Athens, Greece. It is entered with West of England (Claims Team Greece) on behalf of MV Odette LLP.

General cargo ship Mare I (IMO 9521887) was disabled during the evening of October 13th in the Myrtoan sea, south of southernmost Attica, Greece, while en route from Diliskelesi, Turkey, to Port de Sagunt, Spain. The ship was taken on tow to Lavrio anchorage. As of October 16th the vessel was reported as underway using engine, but did not appear to have moved from the Piraeus area.

2009-built, Panama-flagged, 5,688 gr Mare I is owned by Foxtrot Navigation Inc care of Silo Management SA of Piraeus, Greece. It is entered with Shipowners’ Club.

General cargo ship Princess Eman (IMO 8129321) was disabled by a fouled propeller during the morning of October 15th in the Aegean sea near the coast of Chios island, Greece, while en route from Mariupol Ukraine to Beirut with cargo of grain. The ship was reported to have started to drift in a northern direction. As of October 16th the vessel was listed as at anchor off Chios.

1988-built, Comoros-flagged, 6,002 gt Princess Eman is owned by Princess Eman Shipping Co care of Cedar Marine Services of Tripoli, Lebanon.

Chemical/oil products tanker Songa Pride (IMO 9693824) was reported as arrested on September 20th while anchored at the East side of Gibraltar. The ship remained at anchor off Gibraltar as of October 16th.

2016-built, Marshall Islands-flagged, 28,326 gr Songa Pride is owned by Kairos Shipping II LLC care of manager Songa Product & Chemical Tankers III of Oslo, Norway. ISM manager is Songa Shipmanagement Ltd of Paisley, UK. It is entered with Standard Club on behalf of Kairos Shipping II LLC.