Thursday, March 31, 2022

General Average Declared for Ever Forward After Unsuccesful Attempts to Refloat the Ship

Evergreen Marine, the owner of the stuck Ever Forward, has declared General Average following two unsuccessful attempts to refloat the ship in Chesapeake Bay.

March 31, 2022
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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

New Attempt to Refloat Ever Forward

Update: Tonight’s refloating attempt was unsuccessful. A second attempt to refloat the Ever Forward will take place this evening using seven tugboats, a U.S.

March 30, 2022
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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

First Attempt at Refloating Ever Forward Unsuccessful

Ever Forward remains stuck in Chesapeake Bay more than two weeks after its grounding. Update: A second attempt to refloat the Ever Forward is happening now The

March 29, 2022
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Engine Start Issues Led to Oil Tanker Striking Loading Dock, NTSB Says

An incorrect solution to address a main engine start issue led to the contact between an oil tanker and a loading dock in the Port of Corpus Christi, the

March 29, 2022
Total Views: 13198

Monday, March 28, 2022

Ever Forward Refloating Plan Revealed

Salvors will use five tugs to attempt to refloat the Ever Forward in Chesapeake Bay on Tuesday. Details of the refloating operation were released as part of a

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 7617

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Maersk Ship Loses Containers in Pacific Ocean

A Maersk-operated containership lost around 90 containers in heavy weather this week during an eastbound voyage in the North Pacific Ocean, the company has

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 34029

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
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From Ever Given to Ever Forward

Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D.  A year ago, MV Ever Given rammed its bow into Asia, ran its stern onto Africa, and her midships straddled the Suez Canal for

March 23, 2022
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Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Grounded Tug Spills Diesel After Colliding with Barge in Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and Western Towboat have established a unified command in response to a tug grounding in

March 22, 2022
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Monday, March 21, 2022

Dredgers Get to Work Digging Out Ever Forward

Dredging around the stuck Ever Forward kicked off over the weekened with two dredges now working to clear mud from the around the ship’s hull. Port of

March 21, 2022
Total Views: 38483

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Felicity Ace Sinking: Large-Scale Oil Spill ‘Unlikely’, Says Ship Manager

A large-scale oil spill is unlikley from the sunken Felicity Ace car carrier, the ship’s manager said in an update. Felicity Ace sank on March 1 around

March 17, 2022
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Ro-Ro ‘Al Salmy 6’ Capsizes and Sinks Off Iraq

A roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier belonging to Dubai-based Salem Al Makrani Cargo Company capsized and later sank in the Persian Gulf about 30 miles from

March 17, 2022
Total Views: 17545

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Technical Team Boards Grounded Ever Forward in Chesapeake Bay

A team of technical experts has boarded the grounded Ever Forward in Chesapeake Bay this week to evaluate the condition of the ship and determine a plan for

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 10485

Monday, March 14, 2022

Evergreen Containership Aground in Chesapeake Bay

Update: Ever Forward remained grounded on Tuesday in Chesapeake Bay. A 334-meter containership owned by Evergreen Marine is aground in Chesapeake Bay not far

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 27486

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Reunion Island Grounding: France Takes Over Clean-Up of Tresta Star

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius – The French authorities in Reunion Island have decided to take over the clean-up of the grounded Tresta Star last week. The

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 2786

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

NTSB Determines Probable Cause in ‘Miss Dorothy’ Towing Vessel Fire

An engine room fire aboard a towing vessel started when diesel fuel spray hit an uninsulated section of the engine’s exhaust system, the National

March 8, 2022
Total Views: 5469

Monday, March 7, 2022

Incident Video: Dinghy Operator Nearly Run Over By Containership in Southampton

A dinghy operator is lucky to be alive after a close call with large containership near England’s Port of Southampton on Sunday. According to local

March 7, 2022
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Thursday, March 3, 2022

Captain’s Errors Led to Collision Between Offshore Supply Vessel and Coast Guard Cutter: NTSB Report

A captain’s assumption and poor communication led to a collision between an offshore supply vessel and a U.S. Coast Guard cutter in Sabine Pass, the National

March 3, 2022
Total Views: 10386

Friday, February 25, 2022

Salvage Team Begins Towing Felicity Ace

A salvage team has successfuly boarded the Felicity Ace car carrier and attached a tow line to stop it from drifting more than a week after the ship was

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 9751

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Felicity Ace Response Stretches Into Second Week as Fire Continues to Burn

The Felicity Ace carrying around 4,000 vehicles continues to burn more than a week after catching fire in the Atlantic Ocean south of the Azores Islands. White

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 4245

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Three Taiwanese Fishing Trawlers Run Aground in Mauritius

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius – Three Taiwanese trawlers have run aground on reefs off Mauritius’ Bain-des-Dames and Pointe-aux-Sables, at the

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 4291