Video Shows Drawbridge Close On Mega Yacht

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Ouch. This incident happened Tuesday evening on Florida's Intracoastal Waterway in North Miami. The 161-foot Rockstar was damaged but none of the 15 people onboard were injured. Some drinks however were probably spilled. gCaptain's previous report can be found HERE. … [Read more...]

Drawbridge Closes on Mega Yacht Near Miami

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Update: New Video Shows Collision Vessel traffic on the Florida's Intracoastal Waterway is restricted Wednesday after a span of a draw bridge closed onto a the deck of a luxury yacht near Miami. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that a span of the Broad Causeway bridge connecting North Miami to the Bay Harbor Islands near Bal Harbor came into contact with the 161-foot yacht … [Read more...]

Cargo Ship Breaks from Mooring in Fremantle, Strikes Rail Bridge

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STORM CHAOS. Perth & SW hit hard. LIVE from #Fremantle & #Bunbury soon on #TodayPerth9. LIVE STREAM #9Newscomau— Nine News Perth (@9NewsPerth) August 17, 2014 Strong winds of up to 110 kilometers per hour in Fremantle last night resulted in a cargo ship breaking free from its mooring in Western Australia. The incident occurred at … [Read more...]

MSC Ship Hits Bridge Near Jaxport [VIDEO]

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Wait for it... A bridge in Jacksonville, Florida has been closed after it was struck Thursday afternoon by a RoRo cargo ship operated by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command. A tug was towing the USNS 1st Lt. Harry L. Martin when the ship struck the center span of Mathews Bridge, the Coast Guard said in a statement. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed … [Read more...]

Product Tanker Hits Bridge in New Hampshire [UPDATE]

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A 16,909 DWT oil product tanker has struck the Sarah Mildfred Long bridge on the Piscataqua River, the river that forms the border between southern Maine and New Hampshire. According to a report by the US Coast Guard, the 473-foot M/T Harbour Feature is believed to have suffered a mechanical failure before alliding with a span of the Sarah Mildfred Long Bridge at … [Read more...]

Crude Oil Barges Strike Railroad Bridge on Mississippi River, Spill Reported

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The U.S. Coast Guard reports that two tank barges allided with a Mississippi River railroad overpass on Sunday, spilling an unknown quantity of light crude oil into the river. The two barges, towed by the tug Nature's Way Endeavor, allided with the Vicksburg Railroad river bridge shortly before 1:30 AM on Sunday morning.  Both barges were damaged, and one has released oil … [Read more...]

Brand-New Chinese Cruise Ship Loses in Bridge Limbo [INCIDENT PHOTO]

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A brand new luxury Chinese-built cruise ship proved to tall for a suspension bridge spanning the Oujiang River located in Wenzhou city, Zhejiang, China after just leaving the shipyard.  The newly-built US $44 million "Mingzhu No. 7" cruise ship struck the bottom of the bridge Wednesday morning, shearing off two of the vessels funnels as well as causing some damage to the … [Read more...]