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In respect of the vessel: Stellar Banner Scuttled Off Brazil


published on 15 June 2020 499 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Gabrie Jorge".
Notice by the Editor of Marine-Pilots.com:
"The sight of a sinking ship should always make us humble because it helps us to realize how small man is compared to the thousands of tons of steel a ship is made of - and how pale we are in comparison to the great power of the sea.

Ships may have a soul, as they have names as well...

Their end therefore should make us sad. There´s no fun or joy in watching this.”


The vessel was refloated earlier this month following the removal of approximately 145,000 metric tons of iron ore from the vessel’s holds. Due to the condition of the ship, the decision was made to sink the vessel in deeper waters with any remaining iron ore on board. Authorities said they do not believe the remaining iron ore poses a threat to the marine environment.
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published on 8 September 2021

Course Name: Berthing, Anchoring & other Mooring Operations
Topic Name: Berthing

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published on 14 October 2020

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