Monthly Archives: March 2019

VIKING SKY ENGINE FAILURE CAUSED BY LOW OIL PRESSURE

27 mar 2019 The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has worked with Viking Sky‘s classification society, Lloyd’s Register, and the ship owner to determine the cause of the vessel’s power “blackout” at Hustadvika in challenging weather conditions on March 23. For the present, the conclusion is that the engine failure was directly caused by …

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CARBON EMISSIONS BREAK RECORD IN DEVASTATING GLOBAL SETBACK, “WE ARE IN DEEP TROUBLE” !

27 MAR 2019 Global energy experts released grim findings Monday, saying that not only are planet-warming carbon-dioxide emissions still increasing, but the world’s growing thirst for energy has led to higher emissions from coal-fired power plants than ever before. Energy demand around the world grew by 2.3 percent over the …

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GERMAN BULK CARRIER DETAINED OVER LACK OF FOOD AND BULLYING

26 mar 2019 The Liberian-registered bulk carrier Anna-Elisabeth has been detained by Australian authorities after the international crew on board complained of insufficient food, bullying aboard the vessel and denial of shore leave. The complaints from crew were received by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) while the vessel was berthed at …

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