Salvage starts on grounded Wakashio

A salvage operation is under way to remove bulk carrier MV Wakashio, which grounded on a reef off Pointe d’Esny, southeast Mauritius on 25 July. Minister of the Environment Kavi Ramano reported to the Mauritian […]

Bulk carrier runs aground off Mauritius

A Capesize bulk carrier ran aground on a reef about 900 m off Pointe d’Esny, southeast coast of Mauritius, on 25 July 2020 despite warnings from local maritime authority. According to the Mauritius Coast Guard […]

Kerch Canal poses safety threat

A series of merchant ships that ran aground in the Kerch-Yenikale canal in 2018 has been blamed on the construction of the Kerch Bridge by the Russian authorities, which has led to silting and reduced […]