Friday, September 22, 2017
Maritime News

IMO Issues New Warning on Bauxite Cargoes

The International Maritime Organization has issued a new warning that a newly-discovered phenomenon – different from cargo liquefaction – could cause bauxite cargoes to become unstable when carried in bulk on a...

September 22, 2017
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Monday, September 21, 2015

Bulk Jupiter Investigation Prompts IMO Bauxite Liquefaction Warning

  The International Maritime Organization is taking action to warn ship Masters about the possible dangers of bauxite liquefaction following findings from an investigation into the fatal sinking of Bulk Jupiter...

September 21, 2015
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Thursday, January 15, 2015
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Gearbulk: Bulk Jupiter Search Continues as Investigation Gets Underway

International bulk shipper Gearbulk issued a statement Wednesday regarding the investigation and continued search for signs of the MV Bulk Jupiter

January 15, 2015
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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Bulk Jupiter Sinking Prompts Bauxite Liquefaction Warnings

The recent loss of the Bulk Jupiter off Vietnam has once again prompted insurers to warn over the carriage bauxite aluminum ore cargoes and the potential for liquefaction.

January 7, 2015
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Monday, January 5, 2015
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Maritime News

Gearbulk’s Search for Survivors or Wreckage Continues Off Vietnam

“No new crewmembers or debris from the sunken vessel have been detected,” said Gearbulk in their latest update today following the sinking of their ship Bulk Jupiter early last Friday off Vietnam....

January 5, 2015
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Friday, January 2, 2015
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Gearbulk-Owned Ore Carrier Sinks Off Vietnam

Only one crew member from the 190 meter-long bulk carrier Bulk Jupiter has survived after the ship unexpectedly sank 150 nautical miles off the coast of Vietnam. According to Gearbulk...

January 2, 2015
Total Views: 130