Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Three Rescued After Crab Fishing Boat Wrecks on Jetty in Northern California

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people after their commercial crab fishing boat lost propulsion and struck a jetty while attempting to transit through the entrance channel in northern California’s...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 7492

Monday, January 25, 2021

Crews Prepare for Next Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Crews are getting ready to perform the latest cut in the Golden Ray wreck removal as the massive salvage operation continues more than a year after the car carrier ran...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 6769

Friday, January 22, 2021

Costa Smeralda Loses Lifeboat in Docking Mishap – VIDEO

One thing about the COVID cruising suspensions is we don’t get as many cruise ships crashing into things. With that in mind, Costa Cruises’ flagship Costa Smeralda was slightly damaged...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 20482


Maersk Essen Re-Routes to Mexico After Losing 750 Containers Overboard

The Maersk Essen has been re-routed to Mexico after the ship lost approximately 750 containers overboard during its voyage from China to the U.S. West Coast last week. A spokesperson...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 15181

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Carriers Face Pressure for Load Restrictions After Latest Container Loss in Pacific

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – There are calls for an urgent review of container lashing practices and stack height restrictions after another box ship lost a huge number of containers in the Pacific...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 14233

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

MSC Says It Will Pony Up to Avoid General Average in Maersk Elba Fire

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is taking the unusual step of covering costs related to the fire on board the Maersk Elba in order to avoid General Average. The Maersk Elba...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 10355


Los Angeles-Bound Maersk Essen Loses Some 750 Containers Overboard

A Maersk operated containership en route to Los Angeles, California has reportedly lost some 750 containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean. The incident occurred on January 16, 2021, and involved...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 41872

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Norway to Scrap Wrecked Frigate Helge Ingstad

The wrecked Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad will be scrapped in Norway now more than two years after its collision with a tanker outside the Sture Terminal. Norwegian defense ministry Forsvarsmateriell...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 8339


MOL Rejects ‘Seriously Flawed’ Forbes Report on Wakashio Grounding

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has responded to a recent Forbes article about the Wakashio grounding that the Japanese shipping line says is misleading and seriously flawed. The Forbes article, titled...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 5328

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Indonesia continues search for debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182

Indonesia Salvage Teams Find Sriwijaya Air Black Box

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa (Reuters) Indonesian authorities have retrieved one of the black boxes from a Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea at the weekend, a navy...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 2267

Monday, January 11, 2021

Australia Has Unseaworthy Livestock Carrier Hauled Away Along with 2-Year Ban

Maritime authorities in Australia have banned the livestock carrier Barkly Pearl from its waters for two years after the ship was discovered in Australian waters with a hole in its...

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 35795

Sriwijaya Debris Salvage

SAR Teams Dive Sriwijaya Air 737 Crash Site In Java Sea

by Dandy Koswaraputra (Reuters) Indonesian national search and rescue agency (Basarnas) divers continued to conduct the search at the plane crash site in the Java Sea on Monday (Jan. 11),...

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 3742

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Second Section Removed in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

The heavy lift vessel VB-10000 has lifted the stern section of the Golden Ray onto a barge after completing the second of seven cuts in massive wreck removal operation. The...

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 14039

Monday, January 4, 2021

Evergreen Ship Loses 36 Containers Off Japan

An Evergreen Marine containership lost 36 containers over the side after the vessel encountered severe weather off the coast of Japan last week. The container loss incident took place on...

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 19888


Second Section Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Crews finished with the second cut of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Georgia on Saturday and the section now awaits lifting onto a barge for disposal, the...

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 6766

Thursday, December 31, 2020
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Coast Guard Searching for Overdue Vessel with 20 People in the Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with approximately 20 people on board off the Bahamas. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report on Tuesday that...

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 5291

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Maersk Elba Under Tow to Algeciras Following Engine Room Fire

The Maersk Elba is under tow to the Port of Algeciras following an engine room fire that left the ship disabled just off Portugal’s southern coast. The fire broke out...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 14487

Monday, December 28, 2020

Crews Start Cutting Second Section of Golden Ray

Crews working to cut up and remove the Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia have started cutting the stern section, known as “Section Eight”. The cutting comes after crews...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 18217


Russian Trawler Sinks in Barents Sea with 17 Missing

By Maria Kiselyova and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 6234

Monday, December 21, 2020

Retrofitted BW Gemini Involved in Minor Collision in Panama

BW LPG’s newly retrofitted Very Large Gas Carrier BW Gemini has been involved in a minor collision while in Cristóbal, Panama, BW LPG has informed. The company reports that the...

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 2902