APL England heads for Chinese repair yard

After discharging its cargo, the 5,510 teu APL England is en route to Zhoushan, China, for repairs, after agreeing to a AUD22.5 million (USD15.4 million) Australian cleanup operation. The Singapore-flagged vessel lost 50 containers in […]

APL England master charged, bailed

The master of APL England, which jettisoned some 50 containers in heavy weather off the east coast of Australia, has been charged, bailed, and is awaiting trial. The captain, 43-year-old Mohamad Zulkhaili Bin Alias, won […]

Stricken tanker under tow to Durban

Yuan Hua Hu, a crude tanker in distress off the Eastern Cape of South Africa, is being towed by the tug Pacific Dolphin to Port of Durban for repairs, the South African Maritime Safety Authority […]

Fire destroys Durban mobile crane

A mobile crane at the Port of Durban’s Multi-Purpose Terminal caught fire and was seriously damaged in the early hours of 20 May. The state-owned terminal operator, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), said in a statement […]