Friday, June 4, 2021
x-press pearl
Accidents

Sri Lanka Fisherman Count Cost of X-Press Pearl Sinking

By Channa Kumara LELLANA, Sri Lanka, June 4 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan fisherman say they feel helpless after a cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals and plastics caught fire and...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 3944

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Kaami grounding
Accidents

MAIB Report Reveals Holes in Cargo Ship’s Voyage Planning Process Before Grounding

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its report into last year’s grounding of the general cargo vessel Kaami on the west coast of Scotland, revealing holes in the...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 6504

oocl containership accident
Accidents

Watch: Containership Takes Out Cranes at Kaohsiung Port in Taiwan

A 316-meter-long containership took out two cranes at the Port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan. The port reported that the OOCL Durban was being moved from another area of the port...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 47989

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
golden ray oil discharge
Accidents

Oil Spill Reported at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The Unified Command overseeing the wreck removal of the Golden Ray has reported an oil spill that personnel were working to mitigate to both on water and along the shoreline...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 4416

indonesia missing submarine
Accidents

Indonesia Ends Salvage of Sunken Submarine

By Kate Lamb, Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Stanley Widianto JAKARTA, June 2 (Reuters) – Indonesia ended salvage efforts on Wednesday to retrieve a disaster-stricken submarine that cost 53 lives...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 10815

Accidents

X-Press Pearl Partially Sinks Off Colombo – PHOTOS

The MV X-Press Pearl has partially sunk off the coast of Sri Lanka during an attempt to tow the vessel to deeper waters, the ship’s operator has confirmed. Salvors boarded...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 19176

iran navy ship sinking
Accidents

Iran’s Largest Navy Ship Sinks After Fire in Gulf of Oman

DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) – Iran’s largest navy ship the Kharg sank on Wednesday after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 12646

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Accidents

Mauritius Coast Guard Watch Officer Comes Under Fire in Wakashio Grounding Investigation

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius, A Mauritius Coast Guard watch officer has come under fire in the investigation into last year’s grounding of the Wakashio ore carrier at Pointe-d’Esny, resulting...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 7732

nicola faith recovered
Accidents

Sunken Fishing Vessel Nicola Faith Raised Off Wales

A crane barge contracted by the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has raised the sunken fishing vessel Nicola Faith as part of the agency’s investigation into the accident. The Nicola...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 3551

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
Total Views: 17859

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: 10117

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: 5733

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: 3397

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: 20508

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: 4818

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: 12059

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: 6770

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: 27661

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: 4376

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: 1769