Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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After the MV Benita, a bulk carrier headed to the South African city of Durban, was grounded on June 17, Five Oceans Salvage (FOS) was brought in to refloat the...

September 27, 2016
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Saturday, July 30, 2016
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Maritime News

MV Benita Sinks During Tow to Alang

International salvage company Five Oceans Salvage reports that the MV Benita, which was under tow from Mauritius and to Alang, India, has sunk approximately 93.5 nautical miles from Mauritius. The...

July 30, 2016
Total Views: 400

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Tow to Alang Shipbreakers Proving Troublesome for Wrecked MV Benita

More trouble for salvors of the MV Benita wreck just a few days they were able to refloat the vessel from the southern shore of Mauritius where it spent more than a...

July 27, 2016
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WATCH: Tugs Pull Grounded MV Benita From Mauritius Coast

A salvage team from Five Oceans Salvage refloats the wrecked MV Benita from the southern shore of Mauritius, Monday, July 25, 2016. The ship ran aground June 17, 2016 after...

July 27, 2016
Total Views: 88

Monday, July 25, 2016
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Maritime News

MV Benita Re-Floated in Mauritius

Salvors refloated the MV Benita Sunday more than a 5 weeks after the ship ran aground off Mahebourg, Mauritius. As of Sunday afternoon the vessel was being towed to a...

July 25, 2016
Total Views: 146

Friday, July 22, 2016
Maritime News

Salvors Prepare to Refloat MV Benita in Mauritius

The salvage of the MV Benita continues in Mauritius more than a mont after it ran aground following an incident involving a rogue crew member. International salvors Five Oceans Salvage...

July 22, 2016
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Accidents

Grounded Benita Won’t Be Blown to Pieces in Mauritius

The salvors behind the refloating of the MV Benita are downplaying the use of explosives to remove the vessel from the rocks in Mauritius, saying any use would be ‘very limited’ in...

July 13, 2016
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Accidents

‘Benita’ Salvage Update: Oil Removal Continues as Salvors Explore Options, Worker Injured

Work continues around the clock to remove a large bulk carrier from the shores of Mauritius after it ran aground last month following an incident involving a member of the...

July 6, 2016
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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Accidents

Insurer Says MV Benita Grounding a Medical Issue, Not Mutiny

The insurer of a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier which ran aground last week in Mauritius following an apparent brawl on board says that the incident was the result of a serious medical...

June 22, 2016
Total Views: 386