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  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberian-flagged tanker Alnic MC, which was involved in a collision with US Navy’s ship USS John S. McCain on August 21, is currently discharging its cargo of 12,000 MT of fuel oil. The ship’s manager Stealth Maritime Corporation said the cargo discharge was cleared by Singaporean authorities. “Once the discharge is completed Alnic MC […]

  • 8 March 2018

    The collision between Alnic MC and USS John S McCain was caused by a sudden turn of the warship into the tanker’s path.

  • 5 October 2017

    The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain, which suffered major damage in a collision with an oil/chemical tanker Alnic MC, will be sent for repairs in Yokosuka, the US Navy informed. The vessel departed Changi Naval Base on October 5 to meet heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure. Over the next few days, it will be towed to deep water, […]

  • 24 August 2017

    After more than 80 hours of multinational search efforts, the U.S. Navy said it suspended search and rescue operations for USS John S. McCain sailors that went missing after the collision with the Liberian-flagged tanker Alnic MC. U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers will continue search and recovery efforts inside flooded compartments in the ship for the missing sailors. Until […]

  • 22 August 2017

    The divers have located some remains of US Navy sailors that went missing on Monday following a collision between the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain and an oil/chemical tanker Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. The information has been revealed by Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift during an update […]

  • 21 August 2017

    The Liberian-flagged oil/chemical tanker Alnic MC has reached Singapore’s eastern anchorage for inspections following the collision with the US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. The tanker, owned by Brave Maritime Corporation from Greece, suffered damage to its fore peak tank 7 meters above the waterline, […]

  • 21 November 2017

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold suffered minimal damage after it collided with a tugboat off the coast of Japan, on November 18. The incident occurred while the vessel was taking part in a scheduled towing exercise in Sagami Bay. The tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into the ship. “No one was injured on either […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers began searching for 10 sailors from USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), missing since the guided-missile destroyer and merchant vessel Alnic MC collided early on August 21, 2017. Equipped with surface supplied air rigs, divers will access sealed compartments located in damaged parts of the ship. Additionally, they will conduct […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S McCain (DDG 56) has been moved in preparation for on load to the heavy lift vessel MV Treasure. MV Treasure will transport McCain to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, where it is scheduled to undergo repairs when it arrives at the site in October. John S. McCain suffered major […]

  • 21 August 2017

    Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured in a collision between the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain and the oil tanker Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on August 21. “Four of the injured were medically evacuated by a Republic of Singapore Navy Puma helicopter to […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Investigations into two separate collisions involving US Navy vessels have revealed that multiple failures by watch standers contributed to the incidents. The navy released a report on November 1 detailing the events and actions that led to the collision of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and Philippine-flagged containership ACX Crystal, operated by Japan’s NYK Line, off the coast […]

  • 24 October 2017

    The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) developed a crack in its hull while transiting to Yokosuka aboard the heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure, a spokesperson for the U.S. Seventh Fleet confirmed to World Maritime News. The warship was moved onto to the heavy-lift vessel earlier this month and was supposed to […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    The search for missing sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) continues in the South China Sea and within the ship.  Adm. Scott Swift, commander, Pacific Fleet, announced on Tuesday that the remains of a number of the 10 missing John S. McCain Sailors were discovered within the ship. The […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    US Navy’s recently damaged warship USS John S. McCain is to be transported aboard a heavy lift vessel to a ship repair facility in Yokosuka, Japan, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) informed. The Navy intends to issue a task order on an existing contract for the ship’s salvage patching and transport via heavy lift from Changi Naval […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Houston-based Patriot Shipping has received the contract to transport the US Navy’s destroyer USS Fitzgerald from Japan to Mississippi for repairs. Under the heavy lift deal, which has a value of around USD 3.1 million, the company would move the damaged warship from Yokosuka to Pascagoula, where it will be repaired by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). The move […]

  • 23 August 2017

    The recent collision between an oil/chemical tanker Alnic MC and USS John S. McCain from August 21 has impaired Singapore’s progress on ensuring safety at sea. The country has been investing strenuous efforts over the past three years on reducing the vessel incident rate in the crowded waters of the country. “The incident rate remains low […]

  • 21 September 2017

    Following the fatal collisions between US Navy ships and merchant vessels and the loss of 17 sailors since the beginning of this year, the Navy’s ships will become more visible in high traffic areas so as to avoid such incidents occurring in the future. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said in a hearing […]

  • 28 November 2017

    The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, which was involved in the deadly collision with the ACX Crystal tanker on June 17, developed two cracks in its hull caused by a heavy lift vessel’s steel support structure during on load at anchorage.  The ship was being loaded for transport to Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) in Pascagoula, Mississippi aboard heavy […]

  • 18 June 2013

    After successful trials and delivery, M.V. Alice, Hull Nb. 415 went into service for Erik Thun A.B. on June 6th 2013. The maiden voyage for Alice went ballasted from Delfzijl to Antwerpen, where she loaded for Heroya, Norway. During her first loaded voyage the ‘energy saving mode’ of the propulsion plant was tested and fine-tuned. […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    After successful trials and delivery, M.V. Alice, Hull Nb. 415 went into service for Erik Thun A.B. on June 6th 2013. The maiden voyage for Alice went ballasted from Delfzijl to Antwerpen, where she loaded for Heroya, Norway. During her first loaded voyage the ‘energy saving mode’ of the propulsion plant was tested and fine-tuned. […]

  • 27 May 2013

    M.V. Alice was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit at the beginning of the month of May. During the ceremony the ship was given the name ‘Alice’ after Mrs Alice Kallsson, the wife of Helge Kallsson who founded the Thun shipping company 75 years ago. ‘Alice’ was christened by Ms. Ann-Christin Backstrom, […]

  • 31 December 2013

    Kitsault Energy filed an application with Canada’s National Energy Board to export 20 million tonnes of LNG per year from a proposed terminal at Kitsault, British Columbia. According to the Financial Post article, a final investment decision on the project is expected by the end of 2014. The project will be located at the town of […]