Container Ship Rena Info
The Container Ship Rena ran aground off the coast of Tauranga, New Zealand at 7am, 5th October 2011. The cause of the grounding has not yet been determined. This page is a collection of News, Images and Video that has been collated since the grounding.
Name: CV Rena
Vessel type: cargo vessel
Length: 236 metres
Beam: 32 metres
Draught: 12 metres
Tonnage: 47,230 DWT
Crew: 25 at time of grounding
Cargo: 1,368 containers at time of grounding, 11 containing dangerous goods
Fuel: 1,733 tonnes of oil on board at time of grounding
Year of construction: 1990
IMO no: 8806802
Home port: Monrovia
Owners: Costamare Shipping
Charterer: Mediterranean Shipping Company
04/04/2012 Container Ship Rena Update - Rena getting battered by 10 metre swells
Waikato Regional Council staff have this morning checked Coromandel Beaches between Whiritoa and Whitianga, but have so far reported no sign of oil or debris coming ashore.
22/03/2012 Container Ship Rena Update 20th March 2012 - Images
There has been some additional movement in the vessel overnight. Note that more information will be made available later this morning as it comes to hand.
12/02/2012 10 Best images of the Container Ship Rena Disaster
View the 10 best pictures of the Container Ship Rena ran aground on the 5th of October 2011 just off the coast of Tauranga
01/02/2012 Container Ship Rena Update - 30th Jan 2012
Salvors today plan to remove two 20 empty foot stock feed containers from the port side of the bow section using the crane barge Smit Borneo The Smit Borneo will be repositioned during the day to the stern of the Rena
10/01/2012 Stern of Container Ship Rena Sinking - Images
Images of the Stern of the Container Ship Rena going into the water
10/01/2012 Breaking News - Aft section of Container Ship Rena has Sunk
The aft section of the Rena has sunk on the reef this morning; consequently we have not yet heard back from the Harbourmaster on the recommended shipping route to the port.
08/01/2012 Container Ship Rena finally split in two - Images
Container Ship Rena finally split in two after bad weather hits Tauranga, New Zealand
08/01/2012 Breaking News - Port of Tauranga Update on Container Ship Rena
8th January 2012: Bad weather and large swells overnight have significantly altered the condition of the Rena, aground on Astrolabe Reef.
07/12/2011 Container Ship Rena - Environmental Impact (Images)
Images of the envirnmental impact the stricken container ship Rena has had on the wildlife and environment
17/11/2011 20 Incredible Images of the Container Ship Rena - Container Removal
A collection of 20 Images Courtesy of Maritime New Zealand.
13/11/2011 Container Ship Rena Update - 12 November 2011
Nearly two thirds of the remaining heavy fuel oil left in the number 5 starboard tank on the container ship Rena has now been pumped off to the adjacent oil tanker Awanuia.
11/11/2011 Container Ship Rena Update - 11 November 2011
Good progress is being made in lifting the flow rate of oil from the submerged number 5 starboard fuel oil tank on the grounded container ship Rena, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says.
01/11/2011 Container Ship Rena ready to Break Up.
The Container Ship Rena is currently being battered by bad weather off the coast of Tauranga, New Zealand. Although salvage operators have removed over 1000 Tonnes of oil from the ship there is still 350 Tonnes still to be removed.
16/10/2011 Incredible Images of Sticken Container Ship Rena
A collections of Images taken of the Container Ship Rena.
12/10/2011 Latest information on Container Ship Rena - Captain Arrested
Latest information on Container Ship Rena
07/10/2011 NZ public fuming over leaking container ship
Three Days on, the 236 meter vessel has started to leak oil and the container ship is in danger of breaking up. Last night a chemical was being used to disperse the 5km oil slick however latest reports indicate that the chemicals are having no effect.