Mystery of bulk carrier stranded in Solomon Islands waters

Bulk carrier SERENITY 1 was reported stranded for three weeks already by local residents of Makira Island, Solomon Islands, who complained to the authorities, that the vessel is an obstacle and leaking oil, demanding it to be removed. Solomon Islands SIBC (Voice of The Nation) News Agency says the vessel is “a wreck”.
http://www.sibconline.com.sb/community-says-logging-shipwreck-causing-oil-spill-environmental-damage-in-makira/
According to AIS, vessel is anchored in Wanione Bay, northern Makira, since Nov 29, and during this time, she changed her position at least three times (last time on Dec 11), indicating that the vessel isn’t aground. Understood she was or still is, to load timber at Wanione Bay. Situation is unclear – vessel doesn’t look to be aground or wrecked, maybe it’s encountering some problems, which delayed her stay.
Photo from SIBC.

FleetMon Vessel Risk Rating: https://www.fleetmon.com/services/vessel-risk-rating/

FleetMon Logo

Need a FleetMon account? Sign Up now.

Your browser is out of date!

It is great that you want to track the seven seas! Unfortunatly your browser is out of date. To view our website correctly you need an up to date browser. It is a security risk for you to use an old browser by the way. Update your Browser now

×