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  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-one days after the grounding of Kea Trader on a reef off New Caledonia, the removal of heavy fuel oil from the 2017-built containership is now underway and could be completed next week, Lomar Shipping, the ship’s owner, informed. Oil is being moved from the vessel in tanks, by helicopter, onto the nearby Chasseloup barge, given that adverse […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The grounded containership Kea Trader developed a crack and split on the Durand Reef over the weekend, according to New Caledonia’s government. “Four months of continual pounding in sometime storm-force seas and the stress of sitting hard aground a flat rock reef resulted in the m/v Kea Trader fracturing vertically over the weekend,” Kea Trader’s owner Lomar Shipping said. […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pollution control plan amended after grounded containership Kea Trader broke in two.

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first attempt to refloat the grounded containership Kea Trader earlier this week failed, according to data provided by New Caledonia’s government. On October 9, the officials informed that the salvage company Ardent attempted to move the 2017-built boxship from its resting place on a reef off New Caledonia after it conducted the necessary repair operations on the ship’s damaged cargo […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017-built containership Kea Trader, which ran hard aground on a reef off New Caledonia on July 12, will have to be recycled, the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping said. The decision was made following the recent damage assessments that have shown that the 2,194-TEU ship cannot be repaired. Namely, underwater inspections have identified extensive damage to the ship’s hull, rudder […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boxship Kea Trader, which is still stuck on the Durand Reef off New Caledonia, is being affected by a constant, heavy movement of the sea, even in good weather, the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping said. The company’s spokesman added that rough seas are causing further damage and frustrating the re-floating operations on site. A rare ideal weather window […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to extract 750 tonnes of heavy fuel oil from the grounded container ship m/v Kea Trader is now complete and efforts are underway to remove containers from the vessel. The process of removing containers could take several months to complete, subject to suitable conditions and operations on site, according to the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping. “A […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the unsuccessful refloating attempt on October 9, salvage company Ardent is devising a new plan to move the stranded boxship from the reef off New Caledonia where it ran aground back in July. According to New Caledonia’s government, Ardent plans to propose a new method of refloating the ship which aims to limit further […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shanghai Salvage Company (SSC) started recovering debris from the reef where Kea Trader ran aground a year ago.

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full damage extent of the 2017-built containership m/v Kea Trader that got grounded on a reef off New Caledonia two weeks ago is still unknown, according to the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping. The damage extent will only become clearer after the ship is re-floated, however, the vessel remains in a stable position on a flat rock […]

  • 23 February 2018

    The split hull of Lomar Shipping’s ill-fated Kea Trader has gotten further into trouble following a cyclone.

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to a large storm in the South Pacific at the beginning of this week, the crew and the majority of salvage workers were taken from the grounded Kea Trader as a safety precaution, Lomar Shipping, the ship’s owner informed. “A skeleton salvage team remained on board and reported that the vessel continued to be relatively stable […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shanghai Salvage Company taking over the responsibilities from Ardent to remove Kea Trader from Durand Reef.

  • 13 March 2018

    The fractured hull of grounded Kea Trader did not endure the impact of the latest cyclone off New Caledonia.

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Authorities have approved the plan for the removal of broken up containership Kea Trader.

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The newly-built Maltese-flagged containership Kea Trader ran aground today off New Caledonia, the ship’s AIS data shows. The boxship hit the Durand Reef, some 100 kilometres southeast of the island of Mare. The 18 crew members on board have not been injured in the incident, and there have been no visible traces or reports of any […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shanghai Salvage Company chosen to remove grounded Kea Trader from a rock reef near New Caledonia.

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Six months after running aground on Durant Reef, work to remove the 2017-built container ship Kea Trader continues.

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kea Trader, which struck a reef off New Caledonia last week, remains aground five days after the grounding incident, however, the ship is stable on the Durand Reef, New Caledonia’s government said in an update. The crew is said to be working on board with eleven experts from the salvage company Ardent to prepare for pumping […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A marine pollution alert has been issued following the washing ashore of globules of oil along some of the beaches of Lifou Island, New Caledonia over the past few days.  These include Lifou, Ouvea and both Yate and Houailou on the main island’s east coast, RNZ informed. The oil seems to originate from an oil spill which was […]

  • 25 October 2017

    Orient Overseas Container Line’s (OOCL) new 21,000+ TEU size containership briefly ran aground in the Suez Canal on October 18, the company confirmed to World Maritime News. The 21,413 TEU ultra large container vessel (ULCV) was en route from Singapore to the UK, data provided by VesselsValue shows. “During OOCL Japan’s transit through the Suez Canal […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Turkish shipping company Atlantis Tankers bought Ionian Trader and Lydian Trader, two small-sized chemical tankers, from the Greek-based Enterprises Shipping and Trading on December 23, 2016.  Ionian Trader was purchased for USD 7.19 million and Lydian Trader for USD 7.1 million, VesselsValue’s data shows. The handover of the vessels is expected to take place in […]