Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Fires, Inflation and Climate Change: Global Trends to Watch in Marine Insurance

Despite a broader long-term trend of safety improvements in the global shipping industry, a number of factors are leading to ever larger insurance claims for

November 22, 2022
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Friday, November 18, 2022

Electrical Genset Failure Led to Towing Vessel’s Loss of Steering and Grounding -NTSB

An electrical generator set (genset) failure and subsequent loss of steering led to the grounding of a towing vessel near Greenville, Mississippi, the National

November 18, 2022
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Friday, November 11, 2022

Mariners Awarded for ‘Spirit of Norfolk’ Rescue

The U.S. Coast Guard has presented 18 public service awards to the good Samaritan vessels and their crews who responded to the Spirit of Norfolk passenger

November 11, 2022
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Monday, November 7, 2022

Grounded Supertanker Could Take a Month to Free -Indonesia Navy

JAKARTA, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities said on Monday it could take up to a month to free a crude oil tanker stuck in its waters,

November 7, 2022
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Thursday, November 3, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Rejects Bid to Block Extradition Linked to ‘Sewol’ Ferry Sinking

By Nate Raymond Nov 3 (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Thursday rejected a bid by a businessman to block his

November 3, 2022
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Monday, October 31, 2022

American Fishing Trawler Sinks After Collision with MSC Containership

An American fishing trawler sank Friday after being involved in a collision with a containership off the coast of Virginia, approximately 63 miles southeast of

October 31, 2022
Total Views: 11877

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
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Seacor Power Capsizing: NTSB Finds Severe Winds, Weather Data Gaps and No Personal Locator Beacons

NTSB investigation into the Seacor Power capsizing finds no fault in captain’s decision to get underway, but acknowledged gaps in weather data made

October 18, 2022
Total Views: 5730

Friday, October 14, 2022

Missing Engine Parts, Untrained Crew Identified in Towing Vessel Fire Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board has identified missing engine parts and untrained crewmembers as contributing to an engine room fire on a towing

October 14, 2022
Total Views: 3586

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Containership Reportedly Sinks in Red Sea After Fire

Multiple news sites are reporting that the Panamanian-flagged containership has sunk in the Red Sea nearly a week after a fire broke out in a cargo hold. The

October 13, 2022
Total Views: 17306

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Coast Guard Rescues Overdue Boaters from Shark-Infested Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters Sunday from shark-infested waters in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 25 miles offshore from Empire,

October 11, 2022
Total Views: 3878

Monday, October 3, 2022

Gibraltar Sets Timeline for OS 35 Wreck Removal

Gibraltar’s Captain of the Port has given the owners and insurers of the stricken OS 35 shipwreck until the end of May 2023 for its removal. While the

October 3, 2022
Total Views: 11826

Friday, September 30, 2022
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NTSB Ready to Determine Probable Cause in Capsizing of the Liftboat Seacor Power

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is set to hold a virtual public board meeting in October to determine the probable cause for the fatal

September 30, 2022
Total Views: 6113


At Least 12 Dead from Suspected Food Poisoning on Chinese Bulker

HANOI, Sept 30 (Reuters) – At least 12 sailors on a Chinese-flagged cargo ship have died of suspected food poisoning off Vietnam’s

September 30, 2022
Total Views: 12507

Friday, September 23, 2022
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Cargo Owners Blame Shipowner for Ever Given Grounding in Suez Canal

By Charlie Bartlett (The Loadstar) – A group of cargo owners are blaming Shoei Kisen Kaisha, the Japanese owner of Ever Given, for last March’s

September 23, 2022
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Small Fire on TOTE’s LNG-Converted ‘Midnight Sun’ in Tacoma

A small fire broke out on the TOTE Maritime ship Midnight Sun berthed at the Port of Tacoma Thursday night, but the fire was extinguished quickly by the

September 23, 2022
Total Views: 4678

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Electrical Failure Leads to Loss of Steering and $6 Million in Damages

An electrical failure caused a bulk carrier to lose of steering and crash into a barge near New Orleans last year, resulting in an estimated $6 million in

September 22, 2022
Total Views: 21289

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Australian Investigators Issue Recommendations to Operator After Tenth Ship Fire in 14 Years

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued safety recommendations to the managers and parent company of the cargo ship BBC Rhonetal following an

September 21, 2022
Total Views: 10244

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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Brink of Catastrophe: The Netherlands Pledges Additional Funds for FSO Safer Rescue Effort

The Netherlands’ Government says it is pledging an additional $7.5 million to the UN for the salvage of the floating oil storage tanker FSO Safer in the

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 8297

Monday, September 19, 2022

Stability Issue: Video Shows Cargo Ship Capesize at Turkish Port

The video below was filmed in Turkey’s Iskenderun Port and shows an incident involving the geared cargo ship Sea Eagle taking place this past Saturday.

September 19, 2022
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Photos: Gibraltar Shipwreck Survives Heavy Weather and Waves

It seems salvors’ plan to sink the OS 35’s stern in order to stablize the wreck ahead of inclement weather has worked. Unfornunately new oil

September 19, 2022
Total Views: 5357