Norman Atlantic in Fire North of Kerkyra, Greece

A fire broke out onboard the Ro-Ro passenger ship Norman Atlantic during early morning hours (0400-0600 Greece local time), while the vessel was north of Kerkyra, Greece close to Othonoi island. Onboard the vessel there are approximately 480 passengers. The vessel had departed from Igoumenista, Greece and was heading to Ancona, Italy.

2014.12.28 - Norman Atlantic in Fire North of Kerkyra, Greece Figure 01

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EEDI Methodology for the Ro-Ro Sector: A Positive Outcome

EEDI has (officially) entered our shipping lives: major ship types (tankers, bulk carriers, containerships etc) contracted after 1 January 2013 will need to comply with the new requirement.

2014.03.24 - EEDI Methodology for the Ro-Ro Sector A Positive Outcome

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Gas Tanker And Passenger Ferry Collision in Indonesia

I.M. Skaugen announced earlier today that a vessel operated by owned subsidiary Norgas Carriers Private Limited of Singapore was involved in an incident off the coast of Indonesia. An emergency response has been immediately activated after the Norgas Cathinka, was involved in a collision with a Ro-Ro passenger ferry near the port of Merak, Indonesia. According to officials eight people have died after the  ferry collided with a gas tanker and sank in the Sunda Strait, west of the main island of Java.

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