baltic ace

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

VIDEO: Baltic Ace Wreck Cut Up and Removed from North Sea

On December 5, 2012, the car carrier Baltic Ace sank in the North Sea with more than 1,400 cars on board after a colliding with a containership near the

January 20, 2016
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Baltic Ace Salvage Suffers Major Setback

A planned attempt to the lift the sunken Baltic Ace car carrier from the seafloor near the port of Rotterdam has been abandoned because damage to the ship is

August 12, 2014
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Maritime News

Boskalis and Mammoet Start Operation To Raise Baltic Ace Car Carrier

Dutch companies have started a weeks-long operation to raise the Baltic Ace car carrier, which collided with a cargo ship in 2012, killing 11 crew and sending

June 3, 2014
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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Salvors to Remove Sunken Baltic Ace Near Rotterdam

The Dutch Government is getting ready to award the salvage contract for the complete removal of the sunken Baltic Ace car carrier near the port of

February 20, 2014
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Oil Sheen Spotted Near Baltic Ace Shipwreck

The Baltic Ace sank Dec. 5th after colliding with containership near the entrance to a busy shipping lane leading to the Port of Rotterdam, killing eleven

June 20, 2013
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Missing Crew Member of Baltic Ace Found, Salvage Operations Suspended

Dutch police have identified a body found on 19 December, 20 nautical miles west of IJmuiden, as that of the 31 year-old Polish first mate of the Baltic Ace,

January 15, 2013
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Svitzer Preparing to Remove Oil from Baltic Ace

The Dutch government’s hydrographic and oil spill response vessel, M/V Arca, has left the scene of the Baltic Ace and has been replaced with the

December 11, 2012
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Monday, December 10, 2012

SVITZER Hired to Remove Oil from Sunken Baltic Ace

SVITZER, a member A.P. Møller – Mærsk Group specializing in marine salvage and response, has been hired to remove the fuel oil from the sunken car

December 10, 2012
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Friday, December 7, 2012

Baltic Ace Sinking: What You Need to Know Right Now

Search for missing crewmembers Baltic Ace has been called off. By Tobias Pieffers, Local Correspondent ROTTERDAM – The Dutch Coast Guard has called off

December 7, 2012
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Dutch Media Interviews Baltic Ace Rescuers [VIDEO]

Here are two interviews conducted by the Dutch website with rescuers involved in the Baltic Ace sinking. We have provided the english translation below

December 7, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Baltic Ace Sinking Begs the Question: Are RoRo’s Safe?

Equipped with built-in ramps and long tiers of decks, Roll On Roll Off (RoRo) ships are essentially floating parking garages that allow vehicles to be driven

December 6, 2012
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Photos Reveal Damage to Corvus J Following Fatal North Sea Collision, Update With AIS Data

The Baltic Ace sank within 15 minutes of colliding with the containership Corvus J Wednesday night approximately 65 kilometers (40 miles) off the southeastern

December 6, 2012
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Baltic Ace Sinks: Five Dead, Six Still Missing in North Sea

By Thomas Escritt and Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Human error was probably to blame for a collision that killed five crew and sank

December 6, 2012
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Car Carrier Sinks Near Rotterdam After Collision, Casualties Reported – UPDATE

Update 3: Five bodies have been recovered and six are still missing in the North Sea.  AIS Data and damage photos of the Corvus J can be found here.

December 5, 2012
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