Storm off Canadian coast prevents efforts to board fire-hit ZIM Kingston

Adverse weather off Vancouver Island on the Canadian coast has been hampering efforts to board container ship ZIM Kingston (IMO 9389693), which over the weekend suffered a loss of 40 containers overboard and a fire in some containers remaining onboard. By October 25th the fire was reported as...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/storm-off-canadian-coast-prevents-efforts-to-board-fire-hit-zim-kingston/

Russian Navy causes pirates to flee MSC Lucia in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates in the Gulf of Guinea came up against a stronger opponent than they had anticipated after they attacked and boarded container ship MSC Lucia (IMO 8413887) in the Gulf of Guinea on Monday October 25th. Multiple sources have reported that the attack took place. The Russian Navy has now said...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/russian-navy-causes-pirates-to-flee-msc-lucia-in-gulf-of-guinea/

Trawler brought safely back to Shetland after total power loss at sea

The Aalskere-K 375 towed whitefish trawler Enterprise II (IMO 9198795), which had lost power during the evening of October 22nd and had been drifting overnight as other vessels nearby attempted to restore power or take her under tow in worsening weather conditions off the Shetlands in the far north...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/trawler-brought-safely-back-to-shetland-after-total-power-loss-at-sea/

Third Officer reported to have admitted killing Captain and First Officer on tanker

The Third Officer on chemical tanker Ayane (IMO 9395991) was reported as arrested by Argentine authorities on a charge of killing the vessel’s Captain and First Officer while the vessel was at anchor on October 22nd. The Third Officer apparently called the traffic control station in Buenos Aires at...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/third-officer-reported-to-have-admitted-killing-captain-and-first-officer-on-tanker/

Sicily prosecutor drops case against migrant rescue boat Mare Jonio

The public prosecutor’s office has dropped its investigation of tug Mare Jonio (IMO 7222669) which had been confiscated by the judicial authorities in 2019 after a sea rescue. At that time the crew was accused of aiding human smuggling. The public prosecutor’s office in Agrigento, Sicily, has now...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/sicily-prosecutor-drops-case-against-migrant-rescue-boat-mare-jonio/

Charges at POLA & Long Beach for excessive container dwell times

The twin Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in southern California are to begin charging ocean carriers for excessive container dwell times at terminals. A daily fee will be imposed on carriers for import containers that hang around in marine terminals. The planned charges are part of a...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/charges-at-pola-long-beach-for-excessive-container-dwell-times/

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