FAR SIGMA

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Supply Vessel/Tug 2014-02-10 Norway NOR ÅLESUND
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9659062 LGPE
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
87.4 21.04 6170 1852 4000

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Severe Winds Cause Ship Breakaway, Damage at Port in New Orleans -NTSB

Severe Winds Cause Ship Breakaway, Damage at Port in New Orleans -NTSB

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Severe, unforecasted winds caused a containership to breakaway from a pier and damaged equipment at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in New Orleans on Aug. 2, 2020, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.As longshoremen loaded and unloaded cargo from containership CMA CGM Bianca a sudden, localized thunderstorm passed through the area. Ten of the vessel’s 16 mooring lines parted in the high winds, and the ship moved away from the pier. Containers lifted by shoreside gantry cranes struck the ship. One damaged container dropped in the water spilling a cargo of plastic pellets, known as nurdles. A crane operator suffered a minor injury. Damages totaled approximately $15.
Third Tanker Carrying Fuel to Lebanon Underway -TankerTrackers

Third Tanker Carrying Fuel to Lebanon Underway -TankerTrackers

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A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Friday the Iranian fuel shipments, imported by the Hezbollah movement, constitute a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty.The Iran-aligned group says the shipments should ease a crippling energy crisis in Lebanon.The first tanker ship carried the fuel to Syria and from there it was taken into Lebanon on tanker trucks on Thursday.Both Syria and Iran are under U.S. sanctions.
Langh Tech Debuts Ballast Water Management System

Langh Tech Debuts Ballast Water Management System

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Finland-based Langh Tech announced the launch of its new ballast water management system using fine filtration and UV-C irradiation.The system, tailored for retrofit vessels, crowded spaces and extremely challenging operating conditions, was developed in-house on a fast schedule – in less than a year from first ideas to product launch.“During autumn 2020 we started thinking that there might be a need for even more compact systems than the present ones on the market, so we decided to do one,” said Langh Tech Commercial Director Laura Langh-Lagerlöf.
Third Tanker Sails from Iran Carrying Fuel for Lebanon

Third Tanker Sails from Iran Carrying Fuel for Lebanon

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A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Friday the Iranian fuel shipments, imported by the Hezbollah movement, constitute a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty.The Iran-aligned group says the shipments should ease a crippling energy crisis in Lebanon.The first tanker ship carried the fuel to Syria and from there it was taken into Lebanon on tanker trucks on Thursday.Both Syria and Iran are under U.S. sanctions.
World First ‘Exposed’ Fish Farm Features Fiber Optic Structural Stress Monitoring

World First ‘Exposed’ Fish Farm Features Fiber Optic Structural Stress Monitoring

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Ocean Farm 1 operator SalMar and DNV engage Light Structures to deliver precise data for decision support and long-term planningSalmar ASA and Light Structures AS entered an agreement for delivery of a Fiber Bragg Grating technology (FBG)-based structural monitoring system for installation on the Ocean Farm 1 aquaculture facility, located in open water near Frohavet on Norway’s west coast.Making its debut on what is touted as the first ever ‘offshore fish farm’ in 2017, Ocean Farm 1 is a full-scale pilot facility designed to verify the biological and technological aspects of offshore fish farming.