Thursday, March 9, 2023
FSO Safer Yemen

UN Secures Euronav Tanker to Offload Oil from Decaying ‘FSO Safer’ in Red Sea

The United Nations Development Programme has reached an agreement with Belgian tanker company Euronav to secure the purchase of a VLCC for the transfer of oil

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 4108


‘OS 35’ Shipwreck Survives Winter Storms

The Captain of the Port in Gibraltar has received a report about the damage to the OS 35 shipwreck caused by recent storms. The damage to the accommodation

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 6388

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Rig Fire at Mobile, Alabama Scrapyard

A fire has broken out on a semi-submersible rig that is being dismantled in Mobile, Alabama. Multiple fire units arrived on scene to discover a

March 8, 2023
Total Views: 4531

Friday, March 3, 2023

Philippines Scrambles to Locate and Contain Oil Spill from Sunken Tanker

MANILA, March 3 (Reuters) – Environment and disaster authorities in the Philippines rushed to contain an oil spill on Friday from a sunken fuel

March 3, 2023
Total Views: 2825

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Chinese Bulk Carrier Damaged by Ice Sinks Off Russia

A Chinese bulker has sunk in Strait of Tartary near the Russian port of Vanino after being damaged in a collision with heavy ice flows. The vessel, Yong Xing

March 1, 2023
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Monday, February 27, 2023

Engine Room Fire on ‘Algoma Discovery’ in Winter Lay-Up

By Michael Folsom, PORT COLBORNE, ON (February 27, 2023) – A fire was reported Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. EST aboard the wintering Algoma

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 7812


Towing Vessel Pilot Likely Impaired by Fatigue or Drug Use During Bridge Strike, NTSB Says

The National Transportation Safety Board says a towing vessel’s pilot was likely impaired by fatigue or drug use when his tow struck and damaged a bridge

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 11038

Friday, February 24, 2023

Two Reported Missing as Tug Sinks in Scotland

A rescue operation was launched Friday for two crew members after a tug capsized and sank in Scotland’s East India Harbour. The HM Coastguard reports

February 24, 2023
Total Views: 7323

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Grounded Luxury Yacht Spills Diesel in Maui’s Honolua Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a 94-foot luxury yacht that grounded on a reef on the north side of Honolua Bay in Maui on Monday. Eight boaters

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 7596

Containership port

New Data Reveals Risk of Maritime Incidents in Ports and Terminals

Maritime ESG company Rightship has come out with an alarming new statistic showing that about half of maritime incidents take place in ports and terminals—a

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 1539

maersk honam fire

Shipping Industry Grapples with Ways to Reduce Cargo Fires at Sea

LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Global shipping companies are exploring ways to boost safety in transporting cargoes as risks grow from

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 3273

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Cargo Ship Breaks in Half at Russian Anchorage

One person has reportedly died after a cargo ship broke in half at the at a Russian anchorage in the Black Sea. Reporting indicates the Comoros-flagged Seamark

February 21, 2023
Total Views: 15118

Monday, February 20, 2023

UK Court Fines Svitzer Marine Over Tug Crewman’s Death

A UK court has fined Svitzer Marine £2 million (US $2.41 million) over unsafe working practices that led to the death of a tug crewman. Svitzer Marine pleaded

February 20, 2023
Total Views: 3285

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico, transits toward the pier in Bridgetown, Barbados

U.S. Coast Guard Relieves Commanding Officer of Fast Response Cutter After Fatal Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard has relieved the commanding officer of the USCGC Winslow Griesser now six months after the cutter was involved in a fatal collision with a

February 20, 2023
Total Views: 18486

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Hot Work Sparked Engine Room Fire, NTSB Determines

Combustible materials left unprotected near hot work led to an engine room fire on a passenger vessel in New Orleans, the National Transportation Safety Board

February 15, 2023
Total Views: 8400


Over an Hour of New Titanic Footage Released

By Brendan O’Brien Feb 15 (Reuters) – Rare video footage showing the Titanic ocean liner on the floor of the Atlantic is being released

February 15, 2023
Total Views: 11807

Monday, February 13, 2023

Containerships Collide on Vietnam’s Long Tau River

Two containerships sustained significant damaged after colliding on the Long Tau River near Ho Chin Minh City in Vietnam over the weekend. The collision

February 13, 2023
Total Views: 6309

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
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BHP’s Western Australian Iron Ore Operations Paused After Worker Dies in Port Hedland Rail Accident

Australian miner BHP has suspended all operations at Western Australia’s Pilbara region after a worker was fatally injured at BHP’s rail yard in

February 8, 2023
Total Views: 1742

Monday, February 6, 2023

Car Carrier Suffers Fire Off Vietnam

A Panama-flagged vehicle carrier carrying more than 4,500 cars and 1,300 tons of oil from South Korea to Singapore caught fire and is now drifting in the

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 4381

Friday, February 3, 2023
United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned

U.S. Coast Guard, NTSB Head to Argentina to Investigate String of Antarctic Expedition Cruise Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board teams have been sent to Argentina to help investigate a string of incidents involving the death and

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 5735