Owner: 1.5 Meter Crack Discovered in Hull of MSC Monterey Containership

Some new details have emerged today about the condition of the MSC Monterey containership which suffered a crack in its hull while underway in adverse conditions off the coast of Newfoundland, sparking concerns of her sinking. A statement from the ship's owner, Germany's REEDEREI NSB, said that Liberian-flagged vessel was underway Friday from Antwerp to Boston when crews … [Read more...]

MSC Monterey Suffers Crack Off Canada – UPDATE

Update 2: 1.5 Meter Crack Discovered in Hull of MSC Monterey Update: The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre reports that the MSC Monterey is currently at anchor off Newfoundland and the response has been turned over to Transport Canada. The 20 crew remain onboard the vessel following the evacuation of 4 passengers earlier Sunday. Original: Crewmembers from the 902-foot, … [Read more...]