Maritime Bulletin Daily Oct 23 – 24

Accidents
• Ferry bought in Japan sank in Taiwan Strait while en route to Thailand, 5 missing
• Tanker fire in engine room
• Containers overboard, UK
• Cargo ship contacted embankment, containers fell overboard, Hong Kong
• Turkish freighter under tow of Greek tug, Sea of Crete
• Turkish Suezmax tanker detained, sued for $225 mil after contacting platform, USA
• Greek tanker off AIS, communication, probably hijacked, Gulf of Guinea UPDATE
• Aground and Not Under Command vessels Worldwide Alerts (4 ships)

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My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.