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Norwegian car carrier collides with Korean submarine

South Korean submarine. Flag.

PortandTerminal.com, July 17, 2020 For many, this latest incident – thankfully minor, will remind them of the Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision in 2001 BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA – Maritime Bulletin is reporting that a car carrier, the HOEGH LONDON has collided with a Korean Navy submarine southeast of Gadeokdo island near Busan. Reports from Korean media say that the incident occurred on …

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UPDATE: Car carrier at Port of Jacksonville still burning. Firefighters will not try to reenter it

Tug boats spraying water on burning car carrier

PortandTerminal.com, June 5, 2020 JACKSONVILLE, FL – Crews are still battling a fire that broke out on the car carrier Hoegh Xiamen at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday at about 1600 hours on its seventh deck. After eight firefighters were hurt yesterday in an explosion on the car carrier the decision was taken to not reenter the vessel. At this …

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Car lovers distraught as new Porsche and Audi’s sink in the Atlantic

PortandTerminal.com, March 20, 2019 Luxury Porsche and Audi sports cars were among the cargo that sank with the cargo ship Grande America after it caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean last week. The Grande America, owned by Italian shipping company Grimaldi, caught fire approximately 150 miles southwest of the French port of Brest in the Bay of Biscay Despite extinguishing …

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