Thursday, May 23, 2013
Grounding Incidents

Australia Releases Final Report on M/V Tycoon Grounding

A broken shackle on the port’s cantilever mooring line lead to the January 2012 grounding and eventual catastrophic hull failure of the M/V Tycoon at Australia's Christmas Island.

May 23, 2013
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Monday, July 30, 2012

Last Pieces of MV Tycoon Hauled Off Christmas Island

More than six months after wrecking on the jagged cliffs of Australia’s Christmas Island, the last remaining pieces of the M/V Tycoon have been removed and crews are going home....

July 30, 2012
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

M/V Tycoon Wreck Removal Commences on Christmas Island

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said today that it has contracted Titan Salvage to remove the wreckage of the M/V Tycoon from the cliffs of Christmas Island and work...

May 23, 2012
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Monday, April 16, 2012

Australian Government Steps In to Remove M/V Tycoon Wreckage from Christmas Island

After more than three months against the rocks on Christmas Island, the Australian Government says it is stepping in to remove the wreckage of the M/V Tycoon after its owner...

April 16, 2012
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Monday, January 16, 2012

MV TYCOON: Christmas Island Grounding Update

The following is the latest update from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority regarding the MV Tycoon, the Panamanian-flagged general cargo vessel that broke in half after breaking free of its...

January 16, 2012
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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Grounded Vessel on Christmas Island, Australia Breaks in Two

The Panamanian-flagged general cargo vessel MV TYCOON that broke free of its mooring on Tuesday and grounded on Christmas Island in Australia has broken in two. An update from the...

January 11, 2012
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Monday, January 9, 2012
MV Tycoon christmas island ship

MV Tycoon Breaks from Mooring in Heavy Weather, Oil Pollutes Tropical Australian Beach [IMAGES]

UPDATE: The MV TYCOON has broken in half on Christmas Island. Read: Grounded Vessel on Christmas Island, Australia Breaks in Two. END UPDATE Yesterday, the general cargo vessel MV Tycoon...

January 9, 2012
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