Thursday, May 19, 2016
Accidents

VIDEO: The Spectactular Salvage Operation to Save the Modern Express

In this video, SMIT Salvage tells the story of the amazing race to save the Modern Express, a 164-meter-long Roll-on/Roll-off vessel which earlier this year lost stability in heavy weather and was...

May 19, 2016
Total Views: 1796

Saturday, February 6, 2016
The cargo ship Modern Express is reflected in water on the dock as it lists at a mooring in the port of Bilbao
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Ship Photo Of The Day – M/V Modern Express

The RORO Modern Express is reflected in water on the dock as it lists at a mooring in the port of Bilbao, in Zierbena, northern Spain, February 4, 2016. The...

February 6, 2016
Total Views: 524

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Accidents

In Pictures: The Amazing Race to Save the Modern Express

The amazing race to save the Modern Express began on January 26th, 2016 when British authorities picked up a distress call from the roll-on/roll-off cargo ship after it had lost stability in heavy...

February 2, 2016
Total Views: 1232

Monday, February 1, 2016
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Maritime News

Drifting Cargo Ship Modern Express Under Tow in Bay of Biscay, Headed for Bilbao – UPDATE

Update (Feb. 2, 2016): The tug Centaurus towing the Modern Express entered Spanish waters overnight as the convoy approached the port of Bilbao at a speed of 3 knots. The...

February 1, 2016
Total Views: 286

Sunday, January 31, 2016
Maritime News

Modern Express Salvage: Officials Preparing for Possible Grounding as Salvors Struggle to Board – Update

Update (Monday Feb. 1, 2016): Modern Express Saved! Drifting Cargo Ship Under Tow in Bay of Biscay Update (Sunday Jan. 31, 2016): Crews have started preparing for the Modern Express’s possible grounding if a tow...

January 31, 2016
Total Views: 85

Friday, January 29, 2016
Accidents

Salvage Team Boards Modern Express in Bay of Biscay – UPDATE

Update: The salvage team has abandoned the Modern Express for the night after an attempt to establish a tow line was unsuccessful, Maritime Prefect Atlantic said in an update late Friday....

January 29, 2016
Total Views: 56

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Accidents

Weather Prevents Salvors from Boarding Listing Car Carrier

For Latest Updates: Modern Express Adrift in Bay of Biscay Thursday: The Panamanian-flagged car carrier Modern Express continues to drift eastward in the Bay of Biscay as salvors assess options...

January 28, 2016
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
News

Abandoned Car Carrier Drifting East in Bay of Biscay as List Worsens

The French Navy is continuing to monitor the abandoned pure car and truck carrier Modern Express in the Bay of Biscay one day after the vessel developed a severe list....

January 27, 2016
Total Views: 67

News

Listing Car Carrier ‘Modern Express’ Abandoned in Bay of Biscay – Update

For Latest Updates: Modern Express Adrift in Bay of Biscay A Panamanian-flagged car carrier has been evacuated after a loss of stability incident in the Bay of Biscay. Spain’s search and...

January 27, 2016
Total Views: 152