Tuesday, June 1, 2021
xpress pearl fire
Accidents

Salvage Team Boards X-Press Pearl Gutted by Fire

Update: X-Press Pearl Partially Sinks Salvors have boarded the MV X-Press Pearl for an assessment after a fire left the ship practically unrecognizable off the coast of Colombo, Sri Lanka....

June 1, 2021
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Sunday, May 30, 2021
x-press pearl fire
Accidents

Fire Nearly Burned Out on X-Press Pearl; Towing Operation Possible

A fire that has burned on board the MV X-Press Pearl for over a week off Colombo, Sri Lanka has nearly burned itself out. Firefighting operations have further reduced the...

May 30, 2021
Total Views: 10021

Friday, May 28, 2021
nyk delphinus fire
Accidents

General Average Declared for NYK Delphinus After Engine Fire Off California

The owners of the NYK Delphinus have declared General Average after an engine room fire off the coast of California earlier this month. Ocean Network Express, the ship’s operator, confirmed...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 5504

P305 search and rescue
Accidents

Survivors Tell a Harrowing Tale of Lapses in India Barge Disaster

When India’s weather office sent out cyclone warnings on May 13 and most vessels moved to safety, one barge working on Oil and Natural Gas Corp.’s field off the Mumbai...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 3359

chemical tanker Ulsan Pioneer damage
Accidents

Three Missing After RoRo Sinks After Collision With Chemical Tanker

TOKYO, May 28 (Reuters) – Japanese coast guard ships and aircraft were searching on Friday for three missing crew of a cargo ship that capsized and sank after a collision with a...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 20319

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Golden ray fire assessment
Accidents

Golden Ray Cutting Resumes Two Weeks After Fire

Work to continue cutting the next section of the Golden Ray wreck resumed Thursday nearly two weeks after a fire halted the operation, the Incident Command said in an update...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 4711

x-press pearl fire
Accidents

X-Press Pearl Response Continues Off Sri Lanka

Now a full week after the fire started, the MV X-Press Pearl continues to burn at an anchorage off Colombo, Sri Lanka. As of Thursday morning, heavy smoke and small...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 11997

Satellite image of Ever Given Aground
Accidents

Suez Canal Head Blames Ever Given Grounding on Speed, Rudder

By Aidan Lewis and Nadeen Ebrahim ISMAILIA, Egypt, May 27 (Reuters) – The container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March was struggling to steer because of...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 6698

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
X-press pearl fire
Accidents

X-Press Pearl Looking Worse for Wear as Raging Fire Continues to Burn

The X-Press Pearl is looking a little worse for wear today as the fire continues to burn for a sixth day at an anchorage off Colombo, Sri Lanka. Efforts to...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 27529

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
rebecca mary fishing vessel
Accidents

Fishing Vessel Crew Credited for Early Communication, Fast Action During Sinking

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is crediting a heads-up crew and early communication with the Coast Guard for saving lives during last year’s sinking of the fishing vessel Rebecca...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 4319

jack-up rig
Accidents

BSEE Panel to Investigate Fatal Accident on Offshore Platform in Gulf of Mexico

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has established a panel to investigate the death of a worker at a Gulf of Mexico offshore platform earlier this month. The...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 1741

x-press pearl fire
Accidents

‘X-Press Pearl’ Fire Explodes in Intensity, Ship Evacuated

The crew of the X-Press Pearl have been evacuated after a fire which has burned on board the ship since last week exploded in intensity. Photos released by the Sri...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 24420

Monday, May 24, 2021
scandies rose fishing vessel
Accidents

NTSB Opens Public Docket in Scandies Rose Sinking

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket from its ongoing investigation into the fatal 2019 New Year’s Eve sinking of the fishing vessel Scandies Rose in Alaska....

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 3446

Accidents

Chemical Fire on ‘X-Press Pearl’ Under Control Off Colombo, Sri Lanka -Operator

Update (May 25): ‘X-Press Pearl’ Fire Flares Up, Ship Evacuated The fire on board the X-Press Pearl is reported under control at an anchorage off the coast of Colombo, Sri...

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 14355

ever given in great bitter lake
Accidents

Egyptian Court Rules Suez Canal Can Keep Holding Ever Given

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court on Sunday rejected a complaint by the Japanese owner of a container ship that blocked traffic in the Suez Canal for six days in...

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 8677

Sunday, May 23, 2021
Ever Given Suez Canal
Accidents

Lawyers for Ever Given Shipowner Say Suez Canal Was at Fault in Grounding

CAIRO, May 22 (Reuters) – The owner of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March says the canal authority was at fault over its grounding as it...

May 23, 2021
Total Views: 15762

Friday, May 21, 2021
xpress pearl fire
Accidents

Cargo Fire Erupts on Containership Off Sri Lanka

A fire erupted in the cargo area of a containership anchored near Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday, and officials suspect chemicals could be to blame. The Sri Lankan Navy said...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 6472

Thursday, May 20, 2021
mpv everest fire investigation
Accidents

Australia Issues Preliminary Report on MPV Everest Fire During Antarctic Resupply Mission

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released a preliminary report from its ongoing investigation into last month’s fire on board the MPV Everest during a resupply mission to Antarctica....

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 4156

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
storm clouds over ocean
Accidents

Seacor Power: A Change In Temperature Equals a Change in Density which Equals an Event -Opinion

By CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Retired) I sailed out of Port Fourchon as Chief Mate on Crowley’s American Salvor. Reading of Seacor Power’s capsizing brought memories...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 6602

seacor power salvage
Accidents

Coast Guard: SEACOR Power Response to Shift to Salvage

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that crews have completed the removal of diesel fuel from SEACOR Power’s fuel tanks as the operation now shifts to the salvage phase. Salvage...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2619