Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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The Final Days of the Kiani Satu Bulk Carrier [16 PHOTOS]

A photo collection from the grounding and attempted salvage of the MV Kiani Satu on a South African beach.

August 21, 2013
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The Kiani Satu Has Sunk [UPDATE]

Update (21 August) – As of 0400 local time, the Kiani Satu has sunk according to a statement by the Kynsna Municipality in South Africa. She went down in waters...

August 21, 2013
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Saturday, August 17, 2013
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Grounding Incidents

Kiani Satu Refloated, Salvors Face Imminent Gale [UPDATE]

Update: The Kiani Satu has been successfully refloated this morning according to a statement by Captain Nigel Campbell from the SA Maritime Safety Authority. “At 11:20 today [Saturday] she came off....

August 17, 2013
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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Salvors Wait for High Tide and Bigger Seas to Help Free the Kiani Satu

Amateur photographer Penny Foyn from South Africa sent us this image yesterday of the grounded bulk carrier Kiani Satu taken with her Olympus OM-D E-M5. Settings: f/11, 1/800 sec, ISO...

August 13, 2013
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Sunday, August 11, 2013
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Salvors Are in a Race Against Time as Oil Leaks From the Kiani Satu [IMAGES]

Oil leaking from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu, which ran aground in heavy weather on Thursday has forced South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs, in collaboration with local municipalities, to spring into action, stringing out oil booms to protect the nearby estuaries and beaches.

August 11, 2013
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Thursday, August 8, 2013
Grounding Incidents

Bulk Carrier Kiani Satu Runs Aground Off South Africa [IMAGES]

South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has reported that as of 1002 local time, all 19 crew members from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu are safe after being airlifted...

August 8, 2013
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