Accidents


Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico, transits toward the pier in Bridgetown, Barbados
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Involved in Fatal Collision with Fishing Boat Off Puerto Rico

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter was involved in a fatal collision with a small fishing boat off the coast of Puerto Rico on Monday. The accident involved the USCGC

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Friday, August 5, 2022
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Expedition Cruise Ship Grounds in Norway During Shipyard Return

An expeditionary cruise ship belonging to Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten ran aground and was later refloated in a western Norwegian fjord north of Bergen on

August 5, 2022
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Smoke rises from a hold in the cargo ship Kota Bahagia in Napier Port, New Zealand.
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Hot Work Led to 7-Day Blaze on Cargo Ship in New Zealand -Accident Report

Hot work has been identified as the source of a seven-day blaze on board a cargo ship in New Zealand in December 2020. New Zealand’s Transport Accident

August 5, 2022
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Monday, August 1, 2022
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Six Rescued After Tug Pushing Barges Collides with Powerboats in Texas

Six people were rescued from the water near Goat Island, Texas on Saturday after a tugboat pushing barges collided with two recreational powerboats. U.S. Coast

August 1, 2022
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Thursday, July 28, 2022
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Washington State Ferry Damaged After ‘Hard Landing’ in Seattle

A Washington State ferry sustained significant damage Thursday after it struck a dolphin piling during its arrival at the Fauntleroy Terminal in southwest

July 28, 2022
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Friday, July 22, 2022
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Ferry Carrying Over 180 Passengers Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Canada’s Prince Edward Island

A ferry carrying some 200 passengers and crew caught fire and was intentionally grounded Friday morning during a voyage from Nova Scotia to Prince Edward

July 22, 2022
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Monday, July 18, 2022
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UK MAIB Reports on Fatal Mooring Line Accident

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published its report into a fatal mooring deck accident at a Russian anchorage in 2021. The chief

July 18, 2022
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Friday, July 15, 2022
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Salvage Industry Saw ‘Modest’ Revenue Recovery in 2021

International salvors saw a modest recovery in gross revenues in 2021 despite challenging economic conditions and issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the

July 15, 2022
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Thursday, July 7, 2022
bulk carrier at sea
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Liquefaction Continues To Be THE Deadliest Risk For Bulk Ships

Dry bulk shipowners association INTERCARGO is calling on industry partners to do more to ensure the safety of crews as improperly loaded cargo continues to

July 7, 2022
Total Views: 2765

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
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22 Rescued After Abandoning Product Tanker Taking on Water in Arabian Sea

The Indian Coast Guard rescued all 22 crew members of a product tanker taking on water in the Arabian Sea off the Indian state of Gujarat. The crew members

July 6, 2022
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A helicopter assists the MV Portland Bay off New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Down Bulk Carrier Saved Off Australia’s New South Wales

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier and its crew of 21 have reached port safely in Australia after several days battling bad weather off the coast. The M/V

July 6, 2022
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Monday, June 27, 2022
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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Boaters Off Florida After Lightning Strike Caught on Camera

A scary moment caught on camera… The Coast Guard rescued seven people on Saturday after their 39-foot personal vessel was struck by lightning 100

June 27, 2022
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Multiple Casualties, Hundreds Injured After Toxic Gas Cylinder Explodes at Jordan’s Aqaba Port -Incident Video

At least 10 people are reported dead and hundreds injured after a gas cylinder was dropped and exploded while being loaded onto a ship at Jordan’s Aqaba

June 27, 2022
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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Survey Shows Worrying Increase in Number of Containers Lost at Sea

The number of shipping containers lost at sea has risen significantly during the pandemic thanks to an “unusually high” number of incidents

June 22, 2022
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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Lifeboat Drill Accident: Weakened Hardware, Improperly Secured Sling Caused Accidental Free-Fall Lifeboat Release in British Columbia, TSB of Canada Finds

Weakened hardware and an improperly secured lifeboat sling caused the accidental release of a bulk carrier’s free-fall lifeboat during a drill that left

June 21, 2022
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Three Injured in Engine Room Explosion on MSC Containership

Three crew members sustained injuries from an explosion in the engine room of an MSC containership in the western Mediterranean Sea off the coast of France on

June 21, 2022
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Thursday, June 16, 2022
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Scot Carrier Officer Sentenced to Prison Over Fatal Baltic Sea Collision

A British crew member of the Scot Carrier has pleaded guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 1.5 years in prison after his ship collided with a barge last

June 16, 2022
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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U.S. Judge Orders Tanker Owner to Pay $44 Million Over Deadly Destroyer Collision

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday said the owner of an oil tanker must pay the United States $44.6 million

June 15, 2022
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Incident Video: Offshore Tug Sinks Luxury Schooner in Spain

Every once in a while we’ll come across a collision video that poses the question of who’s at fault. This isn’t one of those videos. The

June 15, 2022
Total Views: 11129

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
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Passenger Cruise ‘Spirit of Norfolk’ Catches Fire with 89 School Children

More than 100 people, many of whom were elementary school students, were evacuated safely from the Spirit of Norfolk dining cruise on the Elizabeth River near

June 7, 2022
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