WATCH: AIS Animation Shows CSCL Jupiter Grounding and Salvage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD-dsAX_o-o Check out this animation from Genscape Vesseltracker showing the AIS track of the 366-meter containership CSCL Jupiter when it ran aground on Monday in the Scheldt river near Antwerp.  The video shows the CSCL Jupiter left the dock at the port Antwerp at 0600 UTC (8 a.m. local time) and was underway under its own power … [Read more...]

Another Megaship Grounding Pushes Salvors to Their Limits

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) - Another ultra-large container vessel has run aground in North Europe, again raising questions about the ability of salvage facilities to tackle a major incident involving the new megaships. The 14,074 teu CSCL Jupiter ran aground at around 7am yesterday in the river Scheldt after leaving the port of Antwerp en route for Hamburg. The … [Read more...]