Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Breakaway Barges on Ohio River’s Portland Canal

Some tense moments on the Portland Canal yesterday morning as a vessel towing 11 barges collided with a stationary structure near the McAlpine Lock and Dam in

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Monday, March 27, 2023

Incorrect Crane Height Estimate Causes $2 Million in Damages to Bridge

A $2 million blunder was the result of an incorrect estimate of a crane’s boom height, leading to a collision with the Houma Twin Span Bridge, according

March 27, 2023
Total Views: 15780

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Shipping Industry Groups to Tackle Crucial Safety Issues in Cargo Transport

Five major organizations involved in global cargo transport have joined forces to create a framework for cooperation that will enhance safety during the

March 22, 2023
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25 Injured as Research Vessel Tips Over in Dry Dock

Decorated research vessel formerly owned by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen tips over in dry dock, injuring 25. The vessel was purchased by

March 22, 2023
Total Views: 17109

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Tanker Fire Off Portugal; No Risk of Pollution

Update: K-Ships has issued an statement reporting that the fire was limited to the engine room and funnel, and there is no pollution risk. “Despite this

March 21, 2023
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Philippines Finds Leaking Tanker After Three-Week Search

MANILA, March 21 (Reuters) – A leaking fuel tanker that sank off the central Philippines three weeks ago has been found using an underwater

March 21, 2023
Total Views: 8551

Friday, March 17, 2023

Deteriorated Bollard Causes Multi-Million Dollar Drillship Collision in Mississippi

Last year, a drillship collided with a cargo vessel in Pascagoula, Mississippi, causing nearly $5 million in damages. The cause of the collision was found to

March 17, 2023
Total Views: 11187

Thursday, March 16, 2023

One Dead as Chevron FSO Suffers Water Ingress Off Thailand

BANGKOK, March 16 (Reuters) – Authorities in Thailand on Thursday were working to avert a leak from a storage vessel carrying 400,000

March 16, 2023
Total Views: 5464

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Philippines Steps Up Efforts to Contain Oil Leak from Sunken Tanker

MANILA, March 14 (Reuters) – Philippine authorities have increased efforts to contain an oil spill from a sunken fuel tanker that has affected coastal

March 14, 2023
Total Views: 1366

Friday, March 10, 2023

UN Re-Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for FSO Safer Oil Removal Operation

With yesterday’s news that the United Nations has secured the purchase of an oil tanker to receive oil from the decaying FSO Safer in the Red Sea, the UN

March 10, 2023
Total Views: 2425

Thursday, March 9, 2023
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UN Secures Euronav Tanker to Offload Oil from Decaying ‘FSO Safer’ in Red Sea

The United Nations Development Programme has reached an agreement with Belgian tanker company Euronav to secure the purchase of a VLCC for the transfer of oil

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 3927


‘OS 35’ Shipwreck Survives Winter Storms

The Captain of the Port in Gibraltar has received a report about the damage to the OS 35 shipwreck caused by recent storms. The damage to the accommodation

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 6122

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Rig Fire at Mobile, Alabama Scrapyard

A fire has broken out on a semi-submersible rig that is being dismantled in Mobile, Alabama. Multiple fire units arrived on scene to discover a

March 8, 2023
Total Views: 4447

Friday, March 3, 2023

Philippines Scrambles to Locate and Contain Oil Spill from Sunken Tanker

MANILA, March 3 (Reuters) – Environment and disaster authorities in the Philippines rushed to contain an oil spill on Friday from a sunken fuel

March 3, 2023
Total Views: 2753

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Chinese Bulk Carrier Damaged by Ice Sinks Off Russia

A Chinese bulker has sunk in Strait of Tartary near the Russian port of Vanino after being damaged in a collision with heavy ice flows. The vessel, Yong Xing

March 1, 2023
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Monday, February 27, 2023

Engine Room Fire on ‘Algoma Discovery’ in Winter Lay-Up

By Michael Folsom, PORT COLBORNE, ON (February 27, 2023) – A fire was reported Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. EST aboard the wintering Algoma

February 27, 2023
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Towing Vessel Pilot Likely Impaired by Fatigue or Drug Use During Bridge Strike, NTSB Says

The National Transportation Safety Board says a towing vessel’s pilot was likely impaired by fatigue or drug use when his tow struck and damaged a bridge

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 10894

Friday, February 24, 2023

Two Reported Missing as Tug Sinks in Scotland

A rescue operation was launched Friday for two crew members after a tug capsized and sank in Scotland’s East India Harbour. The HM Coastguard reports

February 24, 2023
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Grounded Luxury Yacht Spills Diesel in Maui’s Honolua Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a 94-foot luxury yacht that grounded on a reef on the north side of Honolua Bay in Maui on Monday. Eight boaters

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 7514

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New Data Reveals Risk of Maritime Incidents in Ports and Terminals

Maritime ESG company Rightship has come out with an alarming new statistic showing that about half of maritime incidents take place in ports and terminals—a

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 1422