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Monday, December 30, 2013

On sea trial Car Carrier Gravity Highway collided with loaded tanker Maritime Maisie Off Busan

On sea trial Car Carrier Gravity Highway collided with loaded tanker Maritime  Maisie around 0215 LT Dec 29 13, around 9 nautical miles off Busan. 27 crew chemical tanker with 29337 tons of flammable chemicals on board caught fire after collision. All 91 people from both vessels rescued. 16 rescue boats, Navy ships and helicopters were engaged in rescue operation. Authorities said fire was put under control by 1000 LT, firefighting still going on. No chemicals spill reported, Cargo of paraxylene and acrylonitrile around 4000 tons said to burn in the fire.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013


Captain Sunil James of oil tanker MT Ocean Centurian, who was arrested in July on charges of aiding pirates off the coast of Togo, has been released. He is set to leave for India later today. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said, "Securing Captain James release was really difficult. President of Togo intervened and ensured justice." Akbaruddin on Wednesday had said that India's High Commissoner in Accra met with President Gnassingbe of Togo seeking early release of James and other Indian sailors. However, it not yet clear whether the charges levelled against Capt. James have been completely dropped. But Vijayan, another crew member of the vessel, who was arrested along with Capt, James, has also been released.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013


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Urgently Required for our foreign going DP2-MPSVs (Yard Delivery) and DP2-AHTS

- Master (FG), Chief Mate (FG), Second Mate (FG) with DP Basic / DP Advance / DP Unlimited license with relevant AHTS/MPSV/PSV Exp.
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- Third Engineer (FG) with relevant AHTS/MPSV/PSV Exp.
- ETO with Diploma in Electrical / Electronic or Ex Indain Navy from Electrical / Electronic Department and DP Maintenance Certificate.
- Bosun, Oiler, AB with relevant AHTS/PSV Exp. with valid documents.
- Welder, Fitter with offshore vessel Exp. with valid welding Test Certificate.
- Chief Cook with offshore Exp. with COC and Basic food Handling Certificate.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Mariners Planet – Calendar 2014

Greetings from Mariners Planet India Pvt. Ltd.!

Mariners Planet is a Seafarers Portal and is always in its constant endeavor to offer services - which will

have positive impact on lives of each one of us.

Please find attached “CALENDAR – 2014” with positive & vibrant hopes for the coming year.

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Kind Regards,

Capt. Avtar Singh

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