Archive for the ‘Groundings’ Category

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities
the “Scandinavian Reefer” Viewers can find hereunder the Tsavliris’ Salvage Group latest activities with relevant photos for the Q2 2017:  Motor Reefer “SCANDINAVIAN REEFER” On 25 March 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the AHT “DUTCH POWER” (3,200 BHP – 45 TBP) from Rotterdam to...
June 26th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jun-2017 ATTEMPT TO REFLOAT GROUNDED VESSEL, CHANNEL REMAINS OPEN New Orleans, United States Attempt to refloat grounded vessel, channel remains open Wednesday, June 14, 2017, New Orleans, United States Due to the grounding and attempt to refloat the M/V GLORY TRADER at MM...
June 14th, 2017 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive

Dry and Wet Markets in Red; geopolitics more than explosive
John Faraclas The week begins with the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) falling further – although a bit contained at 821 points, that’s minus nine points since last Friday’s report; the Geopolitical situation is more than explosive and Islamist Terrorism tries to disrupt our lives in London and elsewhere...
June 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

HFW Briefing: The OCEAN VICTORY – the final word on the safety of Kashima Port

HFW Briefing: The OCEAN VICTORY – the final word on the safety of Kashima Port
Jean Koh, partner at HFW More than 10 years after the grounding and subsequent total loss of the OCEAN VICTORY at Kashima port Japan, the final word on the safety of the port was given by the Supreme Court on 10 May 2017. Affirming the Court of Appeal decision1, the Supreme Court unanimously found that...
May 11th, 2017 | Groundings, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Tsavliris’ Q3 2016 Activities

Tsavliris’ Q3 2016 Activities
From the ARCTURUS operation Plentiful of interesting and exciting activities was the Q3 of 2016 for the Tsavliris group; viewers can read respective briefings accompanied by pictures: BC “ARCTURUS” On 5 August 2016 the T/B “ONA DON LORENZO” (4,500 BHP – 62 TBP) was mobilized together with Tsavliris’...
October 3rd, 2016 | Groundings, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Brookes Bell Explores BestPractice in Salvage and Wreck Removal Following GOODFAITH grounding

Brookes Bell Explores BestPractice in Salvage and Wreck Removal Following GOODFAITH grounding
Singapore, 12 September, 2016 – Brookes Bell Group, the leading multidisciplinary consultancy to the maritime and energy sectors, will be at the 5th Annual Salvage & Wreck Asia Conference 2016 in Singapore discussing best industry practice in salvage and wreck removal operations, regarding...
September 12th, 2016 | Groundings, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Jul-2016 GROUNDED VESSEL REFLOATED Suez Canal, Egypt NEW RAIL SHUTTLE BETWEEN GOTHENBURG AND KARLSHAMN Gothenburg, Sweden SUPER TYPHOON NEPARTAK Taiwan Grounded vessel refloated Wednesday, July 6, 2016, Suez Canal, Egypt The vessel that ran aground in the Suez Canal yesterday...
July 6th, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Could you handle a major PR crisis? Asks the Swedish Club

Could you handle a major PR crisis? Asks the Swedish Club
Julian Bray, Editor-In-Chief, Tradewinds speaking, Alongside him are Martin Baxendale, Managing Director MTI Network, Roger Harrabin, Environmental Analyst. BBC News, Sean Moloney, Managing Director, Elaborate Communications, Rob Grool, Director of Fleet Managament, Vroon If your ship sinks, can you...
June 16th, 2016 | Associations, Claims, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Groundings, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-May-2016 TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong REMOVAL OF GOVERNMENT MOORING BUOY Hong Kong CRUDE OIL TANKER GROUNDED Suez Canal, Egypt Temporary Wind Monitoring Station Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Hong Kong A temporary wind monitoring station which has been established...
May 11th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-May-2016 GROUNDED SHIP REFLOATED, NO IMPACT ON TRANSITS Suez Canal, Egypt ‘HELSINKI HELPERS’ SERVING CRUISE VISITORS Helsinki, Finland AMERICA’S CUP PRE-EVENT NOTIFICATION New York, USA Grounded ship refloated, no impact on transits Friday, May 6, 2016, Suez Canal, Egypt A...
May 6th, 2016 | Groundings, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  30-Apr-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 MAY 2016 Worldwide GROUNDED VESSEL REFLOATED Suez Canal, Egypt CANAL LOCKS LANE OUTAGES FOR REPAIRS Panama Canal, Panama World Holidays: 1-14 May 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two...
April 30th, 2016 | Canals, Groundings, Holidays, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Apr-2016 ISRA WAL MI’RAJ PUBLIC HOLIDAY Dubai, UAE VESSEL GROUNDED IN CANAL Suez Canal, Egypt Isra Wal Mi’raj Public Holiday Friday, April 29, 2016, Dubai, UAE On the occasion of “Isra Wal Mi’raj” DP World, UAE Region Administrative Offices will be closed on Thursday,...
April 29th, 2016 | Canals, Groundings, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ship total losses are on the rise…

Ship total losses are on the rise…
Helle Hammer. Ship total losses are on the rise, says Scandinavian insurance association Cefor By James Brewer New marine hull claims statistics from the Nordic Marine Insurance Statistics (NoMIS) show that losses and claims cost per vessel rose in 2015. “There is no longer a softening market for claims,...
April 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW briefing – A victory for insurers: the YUSUF CEPNIOGLU

HFW briefing – A victory for insurers: the YUSUF CEPNIOGLU
Richard Strub Many jurisdictions around the world have legislation granting a victim the right to sue a defendant’s insurer directly and without first suing the insured. Such “direct action statutes” have been used in a number of recent cases to sue P&I clubs directly. The issue for clubs,...
April 20th, 2016 | Claims, Disputes, Groundings, Legal, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Feb-2016 VESSEL GROUNDED IN CANAL Suez Canal, Egypt DIVING OPERATIONS AT ALGAS ANCHORAGE Singapore BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS California, USA TRAFFIC CLOSURE FOR BRIDGE WORKS Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel grounded in Canal Friday, February 26, 2016, Suez...
February 26th, 2016 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Tsavliris Brothers receive most prestigious award

Tsavliris Brothers receive most prestigious award
l to r: Olga Bornozis, Nicolas Tsavliris, George Tsavliris, Andreas Tsavliris, Nicky Pappadakis and Nicolas Bornozis The “2016 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award” was awarded to the three Tsavliris Brothers of Tsavliris Salvage Group, in recognition of their unique and extensive contribution...
February 19th, 2016 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Events, Groundings, Health and Safety, HR, Logistics, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Story of the Month | Read More

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2015 breaks all previous records…

Tsavliris Christmas Party 2015 breaks all previous records…
Andreas A. Tsavliris delivering his speech   The Tsavliris Salvage Group Christmas Season Cocktail Reception last Tuesday at the Britannia Room of the Royal Thames Yacht Club in the heart of Knightsbridge, broke another record, even above that of 2013 – coincidentally a Tuesday, when more than...
December 9th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Events, Groundings, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Social Columns | Read More

Tsavliris’ Salvage assistance to “Los Llanitos” grounded off Manzanillo

Tsavliris’ Salvage assistance to “Los Llanitos” grounded off Manzanillo
On 24 October 2015 the bulk carrier “LOS LLANITOS” (71, 665 DWT – 38, 105 GRT) due to hurricane Patricia, dragged anchor and grounded at Barra de Navidad (off Manzanillo), West Coast Mexico. Tsavliris Salvage was contracted on the same day under LOF/SCOPIC to provide salvage assistance. Tsavliris...
October 30th, 2015 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Pressurised market, risk complexity and digitalisation are three big challenges

Pressurised market, risk complexity and digitalisation are three big challenges
Dieter Berg on final day of IUMI 2015 conference. Photo courtesy GDV. Pressurised market, risk complexity and digitalisation are three big challenges, says IUMI president Dieter Berg By James Brewer Three main topics emerged from deliberations at the 2015 conference of the International Union of Marine...
October 27th, 2015 | Claims, Groundings, IT and Communications, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot debate as Interferry conference airs emissions and fire issues

Hot debate as Interferry conference airs emissions and fire issues
Michael Cramer Firefighting led a stream of topical debate at trade association Interferry’s 40th annual conference in Copenhagen last week – but not before a record 342 delegates came under fire from a leading Green politician claiming that ‘shipping is currently one of the unaddressed areas of...
October 15th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Groundings, Health and Safety, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMRF Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop – Singapore – August 2015

IMRF Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop – Singapore – August 2015
a The Asia-Pacific Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop On 19th and 20th August 2015 the Asia Pacific Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop was held at the Novotel Hotel Singapore in Singapore, hosted by the Maritime and Ports Authority Singapore (MPA) and organised by the Asia...
September 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The Mediterranean Migrant Mess

The Mediterranean Migrant Mess
Captain John B. Dalby Captain John Dalby (Captain), AFNI, CEO, Marine Risk Management Ltd and Globalert Airborne Reconnaissance and Surveillance report on  The Mediterranean Migrant Mess (with no apologies for the absence of tear-jerking images)… I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again....
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Civil Unrest, Claims, Communication, Company Profiles, Corruption, Defense, Groundings, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Religion, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Major hull claims and ro-ro fires are on the rise again…

Major hull claims and ro-ro fires are on the rise again…
Helle Hammer Major hull claims and ro-ro fires are on the rise again, warn Norway’s Cefor insurers  by James Brewer  With total and major merchant ship losses on the rise, the first half of 2015 brings the impact of these claims back to the expected level, Cefor (the Nordic Association of Marine...
August 26th, 2015 | Associations, Claims, Groundings, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Southbound vessel grounded in Suez Canal causes delays & tailbacks

Southbound vessel grounded in Suez Canal causes delays & tailbacks
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is warning of delays and tailbacks in the Suez Canal after a southbound vessel became grounded at 1430 local time today at KM 101.  At present, ten vessels are in a tailback behind the grounded ship. Suez Canal Authority (SCA) tugs are currently trying to re-float the...
August 25th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Groundings, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Most Common Incidents of 2015

Most Common Incidents of 2015
  Generating 400, 000 valuations a year and rising Wednesday 29 July 2015                     ...
July 29th, 2015 | Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More