In Tokyo, the circumstances of the collision of two fishing vessels near the island of Hokkaido are being investigated by the Japanese authorities are clarifying the circumstances of the collision of Japanese and Russian fishing vessels, which occurred on Wednesday, May 26, in the Sea of Okhotsk.

As reported by TASS news agency with reference to the Japanese Maritime Safety Administration, patrol ships were sent to the scene of the collision. The surviving fishermen who were on board the Japanese ship during the collision were taken ashore, no threat to their lives. It is clarified that the incident occurred 23 km off the coast of the Japanese island of Hokkaido. As a result of the collision, the Japanese ship capsized, three of the five fishermen on board were killed.

The Russian fishing vessel Amur, which collided with a Japanese fishing vessel, in turn belongs to the Sakhalin fishing company Amurskoye, registered in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. According to Interfax, there were 24 people on board, all citizens of the Russian Federation. The captain reported that there were no casualties.

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Dry cargo ship "Port Olya - 4" was removed from the shallows in VKMSK The vessel, which ran aground on May 10, having blocked the Volga-Caspian shipping channel, was removed with the help of the Vepr tug.

The dry cargo ship "Port Olya - 4" at 18:00 (17:00 Moscow time) on May 13, 2021 was removed from the shallows at 155 km of the Volga-Caspian Sea Shipping Canal (VKMSK). As local media report with reference to the press service of the Main Directorate (GU) of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Astrakhan region, the cargo ship moved to the exit from the VKMSK.

That in the northern part of the Caspian Sea, at 155 km of VKMSK, dry cargo ship "Port Olya-4" (home port of Olya port) ran aground, arrived at 02:15 (01:15 Moscow time) on May 10, 2021 ... Route: Olya port, RF - Amirabad port, Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Dry cargo vessel "Port Olya-4" ran aground, blocking navigation to VKMSK (Volga-Caspian Channel). There are no casualties or oil pollutions.


The message that in the northern part of the Caspian Sea, at 155 km of the Volga-Caspian Sea Navigable Canal (VKMSK), dry cargo ship "Port Olya-4" (home port of Olya port) ran aground, received at 02:15 (01:15 Moscow time) May 10, 2021. This was reported by the press service of the main department (GU) EMERCOM of Russia in the Astrakhan region. There is no damage to the hull of the vessel, there is no pollution of the water area.

Route: Olya port, RF - Amirabad port, Islamic Republic of Iran. Interaction with the MRCC, the administration of the Olya seaport was organized. The movement of ships is suspended. Measures to remove the vessel from aground will be planned after the improvement of meteorological conditions (in the northern part of the Caspian Sea, overshoot phenomena are observed).

On April 28, at about 8 am, the emergency services of the Arkhangelsk Region received a message about a fire in the dry cargo ship "Taimyr", moored at the dock of the port "Economia".
According to the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the forces and means of the Arkhangelsk fire and rescue team, overall of 9 units of equipment and 33 personnel were sent to the place.

At the time of the arrival of the first fire and rescue unit, black smoke was observed escaping from the second hold. The fire was assigned a difficulty rank of 1-bis, and a firefighting headquarters was deployed. The dry cargo ship is equipped with a volumetric fire extinguishing system. In the hold, where the fire occurred, the fire extinguishing system was switched on, upon completion of the work of which three links of the gas and smoke protection service worked in an environment unsuitable for breathing.

Special firefighting equipment was in readiness. Fire extinguishing work was complicated by the fact that there was a cargo of 146 tons of insulation in the hold, which needed to be unloaded. At 12:01 the open burning was stopped, at 12:31 the fire was completely liquidated. The total area of the fire was 80 sq. m.

There were no casualties - the crew members evacuated to the pier on their own. The causes of the incident and the final damage remain to be determined.

M/V TAIMYR (IMO: 8821797) is a General Cargo that was built in 1990, under the flag of Russia.
The vessel is carrying capacity is 12150 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 5.9 meters. Length overall (LOA) is 129.5 meters and her width is 18.9 meters.

 

The Russian trawler Melkart capsized while launching in the Norwegian town of Kirkenes. The incident occurred on the evening of March 24, when the ship was launched, NRK reports. It is specified that the 53-meter “Melkart” was being repaired at the Kimek shipyard, and soon it was supposed to return to work. When launching, the trawler fell on its side and capsized. At that moment, there were eight people on board, none of them was injured.

 

The VolgoBalt 179, a dry cargo vessel with crew 13 on board sank in the Black Sea off the coast of Romania early on Thursday, March 11.

The Romanian offshore services company GSP Offshore reports that its GSP Falcon offshore vessel had received a distress call from the cargo ship at 04:40 local time. The cargo ship, which had been en route to the Romanian port of Constanta, sank 70 nautical miles off the coast in the Black Sea, most likely due to the very strong storm.

According to the report, Grup Servicii Petroliere has currently rescued ten people who are in the hospital of the GSP Falcon ship and receive the necessary assistance. However, two people died. Another crew member is being miss for in the sea, and the rescue operation continues.

Cargo vessel Volgo Balt 179 was built in 1973, flag the Comoras.

Russia’s emergencies ministry has confirmed that a fishing trawler with a crew of ten has lost way in the Barents Sea.

"On February 21, we received information that the main engine of the Polaris No МК0355 small trawler has failed in the Barents Sea, near the Rybachy Peninsula in the Murmansk region, were it was fishing. The trawler has a crew of ten," the press service of the Russian emergencies ministry told TASS on Sunday.
"The crewmembers are in satisfactory condition," the press service said, adding that a rescue ship is heading to the area.
On Sunday, in the Barents Sea off the Rybachy Peninsula, the main engine of the trawler Polaris, owned by the Murmansk company Nord-West F.K., failed. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, there are 10 people on board, their health is satisfactory.

The rescue boat took the fishing trawler Polaris on a tow. It the day before lost a course because of an engine failure in the Barents Sea near Rybachy Peninsula. Vessels follow in port Murmansk.

“At about one o'clock in the morning, the Murmanryba tug arrived and began towing. The expected arrival time (at the port of Murmansk – ed.) Is today at 23.00,” the agency said. They added that the weather conditions are satisfactory: the wave is one meter, the wind is 10 meters per second, the temperature is minus 9 degrees.

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