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  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spanish maritime salvage and rescue organisation Salvamento Maritimo was called in yesterday to tow the 9,400 TEU container ship MSC Ajaccio after it suffered problems with an oil pump west of Cape Finisterre and was drifting towards Cape Touriñán. The crew of the disabled 300-metre boxship were unsuccessful in their attempts to fix the faulty oil pump, […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spanish maritime salvage and rescue organisation Salvamento Maritimo was called in yesterday to tow the 9,400 TEU container ship MSC Ajaccio after it suffered problems with an oil pump west of Cape Finisterre and was drifting towards Cape Touriñán. The crew of the disabled 300-metre boxship were unsuccessful in their attempts to fix the faulty oil pump, […]

  • 14 April 2015

    Spanish authorities are still trying to contain a fire that erupted onboard a Russian fishing trawler Oleg Naydenov April 11, while the vessel was docked at the port of Las Palmas, the government-run Salvamento Maritimo reports. After failed attempts to contain the fire, the authorities decided early Sunday to tow the burning trawler some 20 miles offshore. The vessel was […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Salvamento Maritimo) has sent out one airplane, one helicopter, and two ships to perform aerial survey and minimize the effects of an oil spill caused by the 2,320 TEU container ship Nele Maersk some 78 miles off the Catalan coast.  The crew of Nele Maersk reported the incident in the evening hours of September 8, describing it as ”an accidental spillage […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spanish maritime services managed to extinguish the fire which had been burning aboard the car ferry Sorrento since Monday afternoon, Salvamento Maritimo reports. The ferry is currently located some 18 nautical miles off Dragonera, the Balearic Islands. The surveyors are on scene, and the towing operations are expected to start today. Several aerial surveys were conducted yesterday, reporting […]

  • 19 August 2019

    The ferry had 393 passengers and 70 vehicles on board when it grounded.

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Salvamento Maritimo) has sent out one airplane, one helicopter, and two ships to perform aerial survey and minimize the effects of an oil spill caused by the 2,320 TEU container ship Nele Maersk some 78 miles off the Catalan coast.  The crew of Nele Maersk reported the incident in the evening hours of September 8, describing it as ”an accidental spillage […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, at around 22:45 local time Tuesday, Spain’s Salvamento Maritimo reports. As World Maritime News previously reported, the trawler had been burning for days after a fire that started in the engine room April 11 spread throughout the vessel which was […]

  • 22 March 2017

    Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Salvamento Maritimo) is searching for two crew members of a fishing vessel that went missing after the collision between a tanker and the boat off Barcelona on March 20.  The 2014-built tanker Midvolga 2 collided with the fishing vessel El Fairell. As a result, the boat sank three miles from the Port […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A crew of 22 people were evacuated after the Panama-flagged car carrier Modern Express started listing some 148 miles off Cape Ortegal, Galicia, in the Bay of Biscay, according to Spanish search and rescue agency Salvamento Maritimo. The crew raised an alarm on Tuesday afternoon as the 10,454 dwt ship developed a heavy list of about 40 degrees in inclement weather with force 8 […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Spanish ferry Sorrento, that had caught fire off Mallorca on April 28, arrived at the Port of Sagunto north of Valencia around 6 pm local time yesterday, following a 24-hour tow and escort from the waters of the Balearic Islands, Spain’s maritime rescue service Salvamento Maritimo reported. The plan to tow the ferry to Sagunto […]

  • 23 March 2017

    Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Salvamento Maritimo) has located one of the bodies of the two missing crewmembers of the fishing vessel who went missing after their vessel collided with the Russian tanker Midvolga 2. Following the collision on March 20, the boat El Fairell sank three miles from the Port of Barcelona to a depth of about 160 […]

  • 12 September 2017

    A fire broke out on board a Spanish-flagged bulk carrier Bahia de Alcudia on Monday, September 11 while the ship was in the Port of Tarragona, Spain. The fire, which erupted in one of the boiler’s in the ship’s engine room, was extinguished by Spanish Maritime Safety Agency on the same day, the agency said. The […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spanish emergency services rescued 156 passengers and crew from a burning ferry some 20 nautical miles off Palma de Mallorca yesterday, the vessel’s operator Trasmediterranea reports. The Sorrento ferry was en route from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia when a fire was detected in one of its garages at around 13:50 local time yesterday. Four of the […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The fuel removal operation from the sunken Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov has been completed and the wreck has been officially sealed, Spanish Salvamento Maritimo informed. The ship sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, on April 14th after a fire that was burning for days spread throughout the vessel. The trawler sank with […]

  • 11 October 2019

    Spanish authorities recovered a body of a cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of Cadiz.

  • 17 April 2015

    The environmental organization Greenpeace has criticized Spanish authorities for towing the burning Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov from the port of Las Palmas to the open seas where the vessel sank on Tuesday, laden with 1,409 tons of fuel, Reuters reports. Greenpeace says that the ship poses an environmental threat to the habitat, saying that the […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, at around 22:45 local time Tuesday, Spain’s Salvamento Maritimo reports…. Read more Three Dockworkers Die in Antwerp Three dockworkers died on Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium, after entering a ship’s hold to unload coal where […]

  • 18 April 2012

    On 25, 26 and 27 April, Bilbao will be holding the Congress on large sea accidents, a forum between those responsible and professionals of sea and port safety organised by the Biscay Association of Merchant Navy Captains, Bilbao Port Authority and the Higher Technical School of nautical and naval machines. It will receive the support […]

  • 27 April 2006

    Kongsberg Norcontrol IT will deliver a new VTMIS (Vessel Traffic Management and Information System) with Traffic Separation Schemes for the Canary Islands to Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Mar

  • 27 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Photos above show the extraction of fuel from the vessel Oleg Naydenov at a depth of 2,700 meters and the final sealing of existing leaks. The Russian trawler sank on April 14, after Spanish port authorities decided to tow the ship out to sea following the fire incident onboard the vessel, on April 11, […]

  • 15 May 2019

    This is the second fire-related incident involving Grimaldi Lines’ vessels this year.