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Operation Begins to Recover Oil From Sunken Motor Tanker, “Princess Empress”

Siphoning of the remaining oil from the sunken tanker PRINCESS EMPRESS has commenced. The wreck of the tanker is located off the coast of Oriental Mindoro in the Philippines. The dive support vessel named “FORE OPAL” arrived in Calapan around 0900

Bulker “Banned From Australian Waters for 90 Days

The Australian Maritime Safety Agency (AMSA) has imposed a 90-day ban on the Panamanian bulk carrier, “BABUZA WISDOM,” due to numerous detainable deficiencies. Based on the operator’s previous record, the AMSA has also classified the vessel as high-risk. The operator, “Well

Boskalis starts FSO Safer salvage operation off Yemen

Years of indecision primarily caused by the fallout from Yemen’s civil war that have turned the FSO Safer into what the New Yorker in 2021 called ‘The Ship that became a Bomb,’ appear finally about to end. The International Maritime Organisation