As the news is coming, third officer onboard a chemical tanker named as ‘MV AYANE’ shot dead Chief Mate and Captian onboard the ship. Incident took place around 23:30 on 23rd October, third officer after killing both officers, called up on VHF and talked to authorities regarding what he has done and wants to surrender. So far this looks like the case of mental breakdown. The investigation is in place, with police investigating each person onboard and recording their statements. All the nationals onboard are Argentinean. The Malta flag vessel was at Río de la Plata while in anchorage when the incident took place. Captain (38), Chief Mate (48) were killed by third mate (52) using a gun, though so far they have not found it. During initial examination, the accused seems to be in a disturbed mental state. In future updates of the case all the sequence of events which led to this tragic incident will surface.
Though lower Mississippi River is opened for traffic after the storm, the traffic is still slow. Also there are power outages in the southern Louisiana after Hurricane Ida storm the area completely. As this part of US, is primary major hub for the grain transport, subsequent problems mentioned above is affecting exports a lot. Though […]
An Indian 3rd Officer ( Mr. Subobrata Biswal) went missing from a Bulk Carrier named as MV Federal Mayumi- Anglo Eastern. He hails from Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India. As per the official letter which was issued by the company (Anglo Eastern), he did his regular watch of 8:00-12:00, and was relieved by 2nd mate on 13th […]
There has been an incident of collision between a container ship (Iranian) and Bulk Carrier (Indonesian) in Singapore Strait. As per the news, container carrier suffered a major damage on the port side, with possible hull breach. After collision, both ships grounded. Mostly this was after collision to avoid each other way. Name of the […]