TONGALA

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Vehicle Carrier 2012-09-21 Malta VALLETTA
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9605786 9HA2776
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
199.99 32.288 61106 23696 22585

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The Real Life of Seafarers Like Those on ‘Hijacked’ Tanker Nave Andromeda

The Real Life of Seafarers Like Those on ‘Hijacked’ Tanker Nave Andromeda

36 minutes ago
The suspected hijacking of the oil tanker Nave Andromeda off the coast of the Isle of Wight has captivated the press. While the heroic efforts of members of the Special Boat Service in resolving the situation have been highlighted, little public attention has been paid to the seafarers working onboard the tanker who were caught up in the incident.At around 10 a.m. on October 25 the captain of the Nave Andromeda set off a security alert reporting that seven stowaways onboard had turned violent and were threatening the crew after the crew attempted to detain the stowaways in a cabin. The vessel was several miles off the coast of the Isle of Wight, and was scheduled to berth in Southampton.
UK Police Questioning Stowaways Involved in Tanker Incident

UK Police Questioning Stowaways Involved in Tanker Incident

2 hours ago
British police were granted more time to question seven men arrested after hostile stowaways aboard an oil tanker in the English Channel prompted special forces to storm the vessel on Sunday.“Officers have been granted more time by Southampton Magistrates Court to question seven men as we continue to lead the investigation into the maritime security incident on board the Nave Andromeda off the coast of the Isle of Wight on Sunday 25 October,” police said in a statement.The seven men, who are all Nigerian nationals, were arrested on suspicion of seizing or exercising control of a ship by use of threats or force, and will remain in custody until the evening of Wednesday, October 28.
Gondan Delivers Stern Trawler to Prestfjord

Gondan Delivers Stern Trawler to Prestfjord

2 hours ago
Spanish shipbuilder Gondan said it delivered the factory freezing stern trawler Sunderøy. It is one of the most advanced vessels of its kind, which will be operated by Prestfjord AS, one of Norway's largest fishing and fish farm owners.Built in steel with aluminum superstructure, the stern trawler will operate in Arctic areas, in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters. Designed by Kongsberg Maritime, the vessel has a length of 77.3 meters and a beam of 17 meters. With an accommodation for 29 people, the freezing trawler will be operated for cod and prawns, as well as their processing.
CSSC Marine Service Adds Injection Control Unit Overhaul Service

CSSC Marine Service Adds Injection Control Unit Overhaul Service

54 minutes ago
CSSC Marine Service Co (CMS), the worldwide equipment service subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has extended its range of services for WïnGD and RT-Flex two-stroke engines, with the introduction of an injection control unit (ICU) overhaul and testing service. The development marks the first time that OEM-authorized ICU overhaul and testing has been available in China.ICU overhauls are traditionally carried out in two key ports worldwide and often require international shipment of complete ICUs to and from the repair shop at great cost.
Intellian Launches C700 Iridium Certus Maritime Terminal

Intellian Launches C700 Iridium Certus Maritime Terminal

an hour ago
Touting strong RF performance, Intellian said its newly launched C700 Iridium Certus maritime terminal can deliver out-of-the-box uplink speeds of 352kbps and downlink speeds of 704kbps by default, with equally impressive low-elevation-angle RF efficiency thanks to its unique 12-patch phased array antenna technology. It will support three high-quality, low-latency phone lines simultaneously; and as a solid-state antenna with no moving parts inside, the C700 is especially robust, requiring no scheduled maintenance over its lifetime.