Bulker collides with small tanker off Philippine coast

first_img Image by the Philippine Coast Guard “MV Dawn Horizon skippered by Captain Jovar Arboleda failed to perform necessary action based on the advisory of Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) – Corregidor that she was nearly (approximately two nautical miles) at the collision course of MTKR Malingap,” Antonio Guiritan, RAD officer of MTKR Malingap, told PCG. The 2013-built Dawn Horizon is owned by Panama-based White Coral Maritime and commercially controlled by Japan’s NYK Line, VesselsValue’s data shows. Image by the Philippine Coast Guard The ships in question are the 207,400 dwt Capesize bulker Dawn Horizon and the 2,800 dwt small clean tanker Malingap. A Panama-flagged bulk carrier collided with a Philippine-flagged tanker off Luzon Point, Mariveles, Bataan, on 15 August 2020, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. Following the incident, Malingap filed a marine protest against Dawn Horizon to the Coast Guard Sub-Station Mariveles. Malingap reported no physical injuries to its crew members. However, the vessel suffered damages at its starboard bow bulwark, forecastle deck starboard side, starboard side access trunk, railings, fire hydrant and fire hose box, and starboard quarter, among others as a result of the sea collision. The 2016-built Malingap is owned by Philippine company Herma Shipping and Transport.last_img read more

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Snowstorm Keeps Plows Commuters Alert, Plows Busy

first_imgWeather forecasts are predicting the snowstorm could drop up to 3 inches prior to the Tuesday morning rush, making road conditions challenging for commuters.The overnight snow accumulation forced several school corporations to close on Tuesday. View a complete list here.The Indiana Department of Transportation said it will continue to monitor evolving weather forecasts and deploy its yellow plow trucks onto state highways before the storm moves through regions of our state. Each INDOT plow route takes 2 to 3 hours to complete with salt assisting in melting between passes. Motorists should expect snow to accumulate on the roads and driving conditions to be the most challenging during the storm in the early morning hours.Drivers play a role in keeping the highways open and safe for other travelers by reducing their speeds according to conditions. If possible, make room for plow trucks so they may clear the roads and routes are not delayed.Following the storm, strong winds will bring blowing snow and colder temperatures. Local INDOT plow crews will manage the interstates, U.S. highways and state routes to prevent snow from blowing across the highway and sticking. With falling temperatures, salt and other melting agents will have to work harder to lower the temperatures at which the accumulation melts.Know before you go by visiting INDOT traveler information website or dialing 800-261-ROAD for up-to-the-minute road conditions and closures. Stay up-to-date with your hometown station Country 103.9 WRBI.last_img read more

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