There has been an accident on Maersk Ship- Laura Maersk, in which a crew member has suffered serious burn injury and was air lifted by the US Coast Guard for urgent medical assistance. Vessel suffered explosion somewhere on 4th June and disabled the ship completely. As per the news we have got, the explosion happened on the turbocharger of the main engine. Further details are waiting in this matter as what actually happened and how the crew member sustained such injuries. Ship was sailing near North Atlantic, SE of Newark, USA. Crew member was transferred to the Hospital in Norfolk for further treatment. Ship was supposed to reach Algeciras on 5th June. Since the distance was long to travel to ship, helicopter had to refuel again on a US Navy Destroyer Ship.
Sign on experience Pune ~ Kolkata 1. Flight ticket DG e-pass was provided by the company. E-pass included road travel details for local commuting. However took digital pass on the basis of e-pass from the Pune police website. 2. All briefings by the company was done over the phone. Medical was done before the lockdown […]
As per the news which is coming from Spain, they have recognized seafarers as the key workers. As per the IMO recommendations to all the nations to allow crew for sign on and sign off. Now Spain has enabled crew change operations with country own procedure. Seafarers need to present their necessary document like CDC […]
Global Container Terminal (GCT) wants an immediate emergency restraining order on Maersk. GCT and Maersk had a contract to operate in this terminal of Staten Island. But with contract not over, Maersk wants to move to the terminal which is owned by APM Terminal, in New Jersey. Maersk agreed to $5.5 million dollars to GCT […]