July 17, 2019
  • The fourth of six of the DFDS mega freight ferries from Jinling Shipyard in China has now been launched.
  • Baleària’s high-speed craft JAUME III hit Trasmediterránea’s ALCANTARA during maneuvring in the port of Alcudia (Mallorca) (11 July). JAUME III was empty. No one was hurt.
  • Tirrenia’s ro-ro HARTMUT PUSCHMANN was on her way from Cagliari to Livorno, when she had to be diverted to Olbia. One of the tank trucks was losing hydrochloric acid. Immediately the crew started to dilute the corrosive substance with water, to avoid structural damage to the ship and pollution.Three crew members who felt ill had to be transported to the hospital.