The Pasha Bulker incident
Weekend Surf Forecast 17 - 19 January 2014

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2 16 Jan 2014
Bon Voyage Pasha

Bon Voyage Pasha

The Pasha Bulkers 25 day stay at Nobbys Beach in Newcastle is finally over.

3 Jul 2007
Pasha's position shifted, some oil leaked

Pasha's position shifted, some oil leaked

[Sunday 1 July, 2007] - Some success overnight as the Pasha Bulker is moved from its original position. Though it is still stranded and has leaked a small amount of oil.

2 Jul 2007
Update on the refloat attempt for Thursday

Update on the refloat attempt for Thursday

Minister for Ports, Joe Tripodi, has advised a refloating attempt of the Pasha Bulker, grounded at Nobbys Beach in Newcastle, remains on track to take place on Thursday evening.

27 Jun 2007
A collection of rare images taken on board The Pasha Bulker.

A collection of rare images taken on board The Pasha Bulker.

These images give you a boat's eye view of Nobby's Beach from the deck of the Pasha Bulker.

26 Jun 2007
Anchors to be laid for refloat attempt

Anchors to be laid for refloat attempt

Chief Executive Officer of Newcastle Port Corporation, Gary Webb, said today he was pleased all four salvage tugs had arrived for the attempted refloat of the Pasha Bulker.

26 Jun 2007
The Pasha as seen from the air

The Pasha as seen from the air

These before and after satellite photos show the big build up of sand on the beach to the south of the Pasha Bulker and show the rock reef bottom.

26 Jun 2007
Waterside Exclusion Zone to be implemented

Waterside Exclusion Zone to be implemented

Newcastle Port Corporation today announced a Waterside Exclusion Zone in the area surrounding the Pasha Bulker at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle.

26 Jun 2007
Anchor-handling tug arrives this morning

Anchor-handling tug arrives this morning

Thursday, 21 June 2007; 1000hrs Newcastle Port Corporation, CEO, Mr Gary Webb, advises that the anchor-handling tug, Pacific Responder, is expected to arrive in Newcastle later this morning to assist in the salvage operations of the Pasha Bulker.

26 Jun 2007
Refloat attempt schedule for wednesday evening

Refloat attempt schedule for wednesday evening

An attempt to refloat the Pasha Bulker may be made as early as Wednesday evening, Ports Minister Joe Tripodi today announced.

26 Jun 2007
The Pasha Bulker is stranded

The Pasha Bulker is stranded

A collection of facts, figures and images relating to The Pasha Bulker’s stay at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle in June 07.

25 Jun 2007
Will the Pasha Bulker withstand the wrath of the Tasman Sea?

Will the Pasha Bulker withstand the wrath of the Tasman Sea?

If current long range weather projections prove accurate the Pasha Bulker will come under renewed onslaught from a heavy southerly swell later next week, generated by a monumental low pressure system projected to develop in the central Tasman Sea on Wednesday and Thursday.

14 Jun 2007
Wild storm swell, three ships in trouble at Newcastle

Wild storm swell, three ships in trouble at Newcastle

Just three weeks back we published an article alerting people of the backlog of tankers lined up to enter Newcastle harbour warning of the dangers of a major storm swell creating the sort of havoc that has unfortunately now unfolded.

8 Jun 2007
Pacific parking lot

Pacific parking lot

With an ever increasing number of colliers being moored off the eastern seaboard, our Pacific Ocean wonderland is looking more and more like a parking lot for coal companies and port authorities.

22 May 2007
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