Russian reefer Simfoniya on May 1 2012 lost steering control in position 34 46N 167 45E, 1100 nm W of Midway islands, 1100 nm E of Hokkaido island, deep in the Pacific. MRCC Moscow reported, that the crew found rudder was missing, vessel disabled and adrift. No details yet how the rudder was lost. Two Japanese fishing vessels directed to distressed Simfoniya to provide assistance if required, ETA May 3. Owner dispatched another reefer, sister-ship Garmonia (IMO 8516639, dwt 3642, built 1990), to the distressed Simfoniya, planning to tow her to one of the Far East ports, depending on situation. As of morning May 2 Garmonia was in Vladivostok port, it’s some 1800 nm from Simfoniya, ETA May 8-9.

 

Reefer Simfoniya IMO 8516627, dwt 3750, built 1989, flag Russia, owner ALKAID SHIPPING CO LTD, manager PETA CHEMICAL CO LTD, Vladivostok.

Freighter Moskva loaded with 2800 cubic meters of logs was entering Dafeng port, China, early in the morning May 3 2012, and collided with unknown underwater object. Vessel got a hole in engine room area, notwithstanding the patch, engine room was flooded. Vessel stayed afloat and was taken to port by tugs, to be berthed.

 

General cargo vessel Moskva IMO 8889385, dwt 3183, built 1978, flag Russia, owner Korund LTD, manager private enterpreneur Boychenko.

Russian media report sinking of oceanic trawler with reefer capacity Kapitan Bolsunovskiy in the morning hours on May 26, 2012. The vessel got a hole and sank in the Bering sea, some 300 nm SW of Dezhnev Cape, on the boundary of the Anadyr Bay. Crew of 91 rescued by nearby vessel, no injures reported. The area where the trawler sank is free of navigational dangers, so presumably trawler collided with another vessel.

 

The trawler Kapitan Bolsunovskiy IMO 9034949, displacement 4815 tons, built 1992, flag Russia, owner Sakhaling Leasing Flot, Kholmsk.

On average, freezer trawler ""Yamato"" (owner of LLC ""Antaeus,"" Sovetskaya Gavan port of registry) is on fisheries in the Bering Sea, May 27, 2012 out of order due to the winding gear on the propeller. According to the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, the ship lost her course, requires towing to port repair. Shipowner offered to tow a tug ""Ruby"", Sakhalin branch of the Baltic BASU. As of on the morning of May 28  trawler ""Yamato"" was located near the vessel ""Arctic Crystal,"" pending the decision of the shipowner.

 

Source: http://portnews.ru/news/137346/

Far Eastern Transport Prosecutors Office organized a check on the fact of the collapse of the trawler ""Captain Bolsunovsky"" occurred in the Bering Sea, The Press-Service informs. During examination, the prosecutors office will assess compliance with the requirements of the legislation on maritime safety the shipowner and master of the vessel, The Regulation of law out of the vessel at sea, as well as the presence of threats to environmental security marine waters.

 

The Large freezer trawler ""Captain Bolsunovsky"" (owner of CJSC ""Sakhalin Leasing Flot"", home port Kholmsk) was damaged in the hold number 2 in the morning of May 26, 2012 among the ice in the Bering Sea, 30-40 miles off-shore. Since the emergency situation threatening to the life of the crew was defined, the whole team was evacuated to the trawler ""Dersu Uzala"".  In 50 minutes after this accident the vessel ""Captain Bolsunovsky"" sank.

 

Source: http://portnews.ru/news/137357/

General cargo vessel Kirsten ran aground near Mikelbaka, Ventspils area, Baltica sea, Latvia, reported Latvian Coast Guard on May 28 2012. Vessel managed to refloat by own means. Authorities launched an investigation. Vessel’s survey found no damages. Vessel is moored in Mersrags, Riga Bay, since May 26.

 

General cargo vessel Kirsten IMO 9086605, dwt 3290, built 1995, flag Russia, manager WIJNNE and BARENDS.

Trawler Kapitan Laskov ran aground at night  June 3, 2012 off the Reefovyi Point, Kunashir island, Kuril Islands, Ekaterina Strait. Two fishing vessels are standing by, divers reported no visible damage to the hull. Crew is on board waiting for the oil barge to pump out some of the fuel.

 

Trawler Kapitan Laskov IMO 8834861, displacement 1228, built 1990, flag Russia, owner OJS Kolkhoz Oktyabr, Kamchatka.