Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Wood Chip Carrier Crimson Polaris Splits in Two Off Japanese Port

Update 2: Oil Spills from Wrecked Wood Chip Carrier Crimson Polaris in Japan -Photos Update: The wood chip carrier Crimson Polaris has split in two off Japan’s Port of Hachinohe...

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 44472

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Livestock Carrier Catches Fire Off Spain

A fire on board a Togo-flagged livestock carrier has been extinguished after burning off Spain’s Port of Tarragona. The fire was reported on board the MV Elbeik last Friday as...

August 10, 2021
Total Views: 4675

Monday, August 9, 2021

Harrowing Video Shows Residents Fleeing Burning Greek Island by Ferry

Residents on the Greek Island of Evia were forced to flee over the weekend as wildfires raged unabated. Harrowing video shows residents being evacuated by a ferry as flames could...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 2965


Golden Ray Wreck Removal: Source of Oil Spill Located and Secured

The St. Simons Sound Incident Response says crews have located and secured the source of oil discharges from the Golden Ray wreck which had complicated the salvage for about a...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 3052

Friday, August 6, 2021

Oil Continues to Leak from Separated Section of the Golden Ray

Oil is continuing to spill from a section of the Golden Ray that was separated from the remainder of the wreck one week ago. The latest spill occurred Wednesday morning...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 3808

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Beirut Marks One Year Since Catastrophic Port Explosion

BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Thousands of Lebanese gathered in Beirut on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of a catastrophic explosion at the port, holding pictures of the dead...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 1663

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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Shipping Losses Hit Record Low in 2020, But Risks and Challenges Abound -Report

The number of total losses in shipping hit record low levels in 2020, but risks and challenges on several fronts pose a threat to safety, according to marine insurer Allianz...

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1242

Monday, August 2, 2021
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Maine Maritime Museum’s Historic Schooner Returns to Dock After Capsizing

A historic 1906 schooner has returned home to the Maine Maritime Museum after capsizing on the Kennebec River on Friday evening. The Mary E had 18 people on board when...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 8186

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‘Significant’ Oil Spill at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Pollution response teams are dealing with another “significant” oil spill from the Golden Ray car carrier in Georgia’s St. Simons Sound. The Incident Response reports that the discharge occurred Saturday...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 2291

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U.S., Britain Blame Iran for Deadly Tanker Attack Off Oman

LONDON/WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The United States and Britain said on Sunday they believed Iran carried out an attack on an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker off the coast of...

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 3363

Friday, July 30, 2021
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Months After Fire, NYK Delphinus Awaiting Start of Cargo Discharge Operations in Oakland

Japanese liner shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) says cargo discharge operations for the NYK Delphinus are planned to begin next month at the Port of Oakland, almost 3 months...

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 2473

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NTSB Opens Public Docket in Golden Ray Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket for its ongoing investigation into the 2019 capsizing of roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier Golden Ray near Brunswick, Georgia. The docket, released...

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 2445

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Iranian Drone Suspected in Deadly Tanker Attack off Oman

A Briton and a Romanian were killed when an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker came under attack on Thursday.

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 3165

Thursday, July 29, 2021
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Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing into Seacor Power Capsizing

The U.S. Coast Guard has scheduled a public hearing to consider evidence related to the capsizing of the U.S.-flag liftboat Seacor Power resulting in the loss of 13 lives. The...

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 2681

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Report: Two Killed Dismantling Carnival Cruise Ship in Turkey

Two workers at a Turkish shipbreaking yard have died following an accident dismantling a Carnival cruise ship, according to an industry watchdog. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform reports that the accident...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 5564


ITF Calls Out the Criminalization of Seafarers on Anniversary of Wakashio Grounding

Now one year since the Wakashio ran aground in Mauritius, the International Transport Workers’ Federation is calling for the immediate release and repatriation of its crew members who are still...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 1600

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Training Ship Kennedy Involved in Near-Grounding Incident in St. Thomas -Report

A near-grounding incident involving the Massachusetts Maritime Academy training ship TS Kennedy is under review after video posted online shows the ship coming perilously close to rocks in St. Thomas...

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 9894

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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MAIB Issues Investigation Report on ‘Catastrophic’ Stolt Groenland Explosion in Korea

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its investigation report on the 2019 explosion and and fire on board the chemical tanker Stolt Groenland in Ulsan, South Korea. Footage...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 5702

Monday, July 19, 2021
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Grounded ‘American Jazz’ Freed on Lake Barkley

The riverboat American Jazz was refloated on Friday more than a week after it grounded in Lake Barkley in Cadiz, Kentucky. The Lake Barkley Grounding Unified Command reports the vessel...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 1723

Friday, July 16, 2021
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3 Charged Over 2018 Duck Boat Sinking on Table Rock Lake

The captain of a World War II-era duck boat and two other employees at “Ride the Ducks Branson” have been hit with criminal charges in relation to the sinking of...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 8395