Incident Video: Cargo Ship Crashes Into Pier in Barranquilla, Colombia Check out this incident video coming to us from Barranquilla, Colombia where a cargo ship allided with a pier on the Magdalena River. According to reports, the incident took place around 1140 LT January 16 as the MV Murueta arrived from the Netherland Antilles with a cargo of salt. Both the ship and pier sustained damage, which … [Read more...]

U.S. Coast Guard, CBP Apprehend Stowaways on Containership Off Miami

The U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection responded to a report of three stowaways found hiding on an Antigua and Barbuda-flagged containership approximately three miles offshore of Port of Miami on Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from the Diana J crew at approximately 6:34 a.m., stating they had located two Guatemalan … [Read more...]

Search Suspended for Two Missing After Anti-Pollution Support Boat Capsizes During Exercise on Lower Mississippi River

Update (01/17/2019): The Coast Guard ended its search for two people near mile marker 18 on the Mississippi River near Bootheville, Louisiana, Thursday. The Coast Guards searched approximately 130 square nautical miles for 27 hours. Previous (01/16/2019): The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people in the water near Bootheville, Louisiana after … [Read more...]

Photos: Fire-Stricken Yantian Express Spotted in Atlantic Ocean

We're getting our first good look at damage to the Hapag-Lloyd ship Yantian Express after a container fire broke out on January 3 during a trip across the Atlantic Ocean en route to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The ship was spotted Tuesday, January 15, as the 7,510 TEU-capacity containership was under tow to Halifax by the ocean-going Maersk Mobiliser. We are told the photos were … [Read more...]