MV Rena

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

Stern Section of M/V Rena Sinks – Before and After Photos

Heavy swells off the coast of New Zealand beginning this weekend have caused the stricken M/V Rena’s stern section to further slip off the Astrolabe Reef

April 4, 2012
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Monday, March 12, 2012

Interim Report: M/V Rena Crew May Have Been Taking a Shortcut

An interim report into the grounding of the containership M/V Rena reveals that the crew may have been taking a shortcut when the vessel struck the Astrolabe

March 12, 2012
Total Views: 68

Thursday, March 1, 2012
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Lifesaving Incidents

New Zealand’s North Island Braces for a Nasty Storm, MV Rena Salvage Put on Hold

Salvors have removed a total of 566 containers from Rena by Svitzer, and a further 72  have been recovered from the shore or sea by Braemar Howells container

March 1, 2012
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

MV Rena’s Senior Officers Plead Guilty in New Zealand Court

The Master and Second Officer of the cargo vessel Rena today pleaded guilty to 10 out of the 11 charges laid by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) against the men

February 29, 2012
Total Views: 40

Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Lifesaving Incidents

MV RENA Update: Salvors Focus on Bow Section

Salvors working on the stricken M/V Rena are focusing primarily on removing containers from the bow section ahead of heavy weather that is forecasted over the

January 26, 2012
Total Views: 2

Monday, January 9, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

Rena’s Stern Slips Off Astrolabe Reef, Sinks [PHOTOS]

The stern section of the stricken M/V Rena has slipped off the Astrolabe Reef and has sank.  Maritime New Zealand gave the update just moments ago, saying

January 9, 2012
Total Views: 33

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Updated: The Sea Claims M/V Rena, Stricken Containership Finally Splits in Two on New Zealand Reef [IMAGES]

UPDATE: Monday, 6pm EST: The sea has claimed the stern section of the stricken M/V Rena Tuesday morning (local time).  We’ve started a new post with

January 8, 2012
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Lifesaving Incidents

Rena Officers Slapped With Additional Charges

The Master and Second officer of the M/V Rena have been slapped with additional charges stemming from the October 5th grounding on Astrolabe Reef off Tauranga,

December 20, 2011
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Friday, November 25, 2011

21 Additional “Dangerous Goods” Containers Discovered to be on Grounded M/V Rena

Maritime New Zealand said today it will conduct an investigation into 21 containers containing dangerous goods on board the stricken M/V Rena that were not

November 25, 2011
Total Views: 39

Monday, November 14, 2011
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Rena Salvage Moves From Oil To Containers

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) reports that salvage crews have removed most of the oil from the M/V Rena, the containership which ran aground on a New Zealand reef

November 14, 2011
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Rena Leaks More Oil

WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)–A cargo vessel that ran aground off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island has spilled more oil into the ocean,

November 1, 2011
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Rena Tuesday Update: Oil Released Overnight From Fractured Bow

AUCKLAND—A stranded cargo vessel off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island has spilled more oil into the ocean, as efforts to pump the

October 18, 2011
Total Views: 26

Sunday, October 16, 2011
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Salvage of MV Rena Continues… Sucking Heavy Fuel Presents Issues

WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)–Maritime New Zealand is focused Monday on removing oil from a cargo vessel grounded on a reef off the east coast of New

October 16, 2011
Total Views: 47

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Rena Shipowner Delivers Heartfelt Apology For Grounding, Pledges Full Cooperation With Investigators [VIDEO] Here’s a video of M/V Rena’s owner, Diamantis Manos of Costamare Shipping Company S.A., delivering a

October 13, 2011
Total Views: 1

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Rena Thursday Update: Vessel Still In One Piece, Containers and Oil Wash Ashore

TAURANGA, New Zealand (Dow Jones)–Several beaches on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island were closed to the public from Thursday and

October 13, 2011
Total Views: 46

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

M/V Rena Update: Substantial Structural Failure, Vessel May Break Apart

WELLINGTON—A cargo vessel carrying oil and other substances that is stranded off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island is continuing to

October 12, 2011
Total Views: 92

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Captain Of Stricken Ship Off New Zealand Arrested [BREAKING NEWS]

WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)–The captain of the stricken cargo ship Rena has been arrested, as 70 containers fell from the heavily listing boat into the ocean

October 11, 2011
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MV Rena… “The worst environmental maritime disaster in New Zealand” – Prime Minister

By Lucy Craymer And Rebecca Howard, Wall Street Journal WELLINGTON—Oil spilling from a cargo vessel stranded off the east coast of New Zealand’s

October 11, 2011
Total Views: 119

Sunday, October 9, 2011
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Oil Slick From Containership Reaches New Zealand Beach, Deteriorating Weather Threatens Salvage

By Lucy Craymer, Wall Street Journal WELLINGTON—Oil from the damaged cargo vessel MV Rena has started to wash up on a popular beach on the east coast of

October 9, 2011
Total Views: 2

Friday, October 7, 2011

New Zealand Tries To Assess Oil Leak From Stranded Ship

WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)–Aerial observation flights are planned Friday to determine how much oil is leaking from a stranded container ship off the east

October 7, 2011
Total Views: 7