Sunday, August 5, 2018

Drunken Master Suspected in Another Ship Grounding Off Sweden

A cargo ship which ran aground Friday night off Helsingborg, Sweden has been refloated with no pollution reported, the Swedish Coast Guard said Sunday. The vessel, loaded with 5,000 tonnes...

August 5, 2018
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Thursday, August 2, 2018
Makassar Highway towed into port

Damaged Car Carrier Makassar Highway Reaches Port in Sweden

The damaged car carrier Makassar Highway was been moored in Oskarshamn on Thursday after salvors completed its emergency tow from open waters of the Baltic Sea. The 139-meter car carrier...

August 2, 2018
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Salvors Commence Emergency Tow of Damaged Car Carrier Off Sweden

Salvors have commenced an emergency tow of the car carrier Makassar Highway off the coast of Sweden after a survey revealed serious damage and cracks in the ship’s hull that could impact...

August 1, 2018
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Monday, July 30, 2018
Maritime News

Oil Released After Makassar Highway Floats Free Off Sweden

Emergency crews in Sweden are now dealing with what seems to be a major oil spill after the vehicle carrier Makassar Highway floated free from the reef on which it...

July 30, 2018
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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Damage to Grounded Car Carrier Worse Than Thought; Complex Salvage Lies Ahead

Extensive damage has been found on the hull of the vehicle carrier Makassar Highway off the coast of Sweden. An underwater inspection of vessel carried out Tuesday revealed several breaches of...

July 26, 2018
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Makassary Highway aground sweden

Photos: K-Line Car Carrier Aground Off Sweden

Update: Extensive Damage to Makassar Highway; Complex Salvage Ahead A K-Line car carrier ran aground off Loftahammar, Sweden on Monday morning, causing some hull damage but no pollution has been...

July 24, 2018
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