The disastrous grounding of the 203,130 dwt capesize bulk carrier, Wakashio, built in 2007, is causing consternation in the marine insurance world.
The captain of the vessel Wakashio that broke into two off Mauritius has been arrested and charged with endangering safe navigation, it was reported.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has hit back over whet it describes an “evil intentioned” video circulating on social media relating to the Panama Ship Registry and the Wakashio casualty off Mauritius.
ZIM is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to identify mis-declared container cargoes before they are loaded onto the vessel, avoiding potnetially devastating fires and loss of life.
The capesize bulk carrier Wakashio that ran aground on a coral reef has broken into two off the Mauritius coast on Saturday.
Almost all the fuel oil has been removed from onboard the Japanese bulker Wakashio stricken off the island of Mauritius.
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) says that 1,020 tonnes of fuel oil has been pumped out from the fuel tanks of the stricken bulker Wakashio aground off Mauritius, as cracks grow in its hull.