Thursday, July 27, 2017
Collision near Morgans Point in Houston Ship Channel

NTSB Report Details Lessons Learned from 27 Major Maritime Accidents

The National Transporation Safety Board has released a publication detailing lessons learned from 27 major, maritime accidents involving loss of life, injuries

July 27, 2017
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

UK MAIB Issues Investigation Report Into Fatal Capsizing of Tug During Ship Assist

A UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch investigation into the fatal capsizing of a harbor tug while assisting a CMA CGM containership in the port of Tulear,

July 19, 2017
Total Views: 115

Monday, July 17, 2017

Salvage of Sunken Towing Vessel Continues on Upper Mississippi River

The Unified Command convened in response to a sunken towboat loaded with fuel on the Upper Mississippi River near Cairo, Illinois was set to lift the vessel

July 17, 2017
Total Views: 56

Friday, June 30, 2017

Amid El Faro Investigation, NTSB Issues Recommendations Aimed at Getting Better Weather Information to Mariners

The United States’ National Transportation Safety Board has issued 10 safety recommendations aimed at enhancing the availability of weather information

June 30, 2017
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Anatomy of an Accident: Marine Insurer Dissects Major Casualty Response

Picture this scenario… a chemical tanker laden with caustic soda has lost engine power and is drifting in high winds and seas just 43 nautical miles from

June 6, 2017
Total Views: 20

Monday, May 1, 2017

Grounded VLCC in Java Sea Could be Refloated Thursday

Lightening operations for a laden very large crude oil carrier (VLCC) which ran aground on soft mud in the Java Sea last month were expected to kick off Monday

May 1, 2017
Total Views: 73

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Salvors Working to Refloat Grounded VLCC in Java Sea

Salvors continue to work on refloating a Euronav very large crude carrier (VLCC) which ran aground in soft mud last week in the Java Sea. Euronav reports that

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 53

Friday, March 31, 2017

NTSB Marine Accident Brief: Sinking of the Towing Vessel Spence

The NTSB has released a Marine Accident Brief on its investigation into the December 2015 sinking of the towing vessel Spence in the Caribbean Sea. On December

March 31, 2017
Total Views: 112

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

NTSB: Docking Errors, Insufficient Oversight Caused Cruise Ship Allision in Baltimore

Too much speed and too steep of an angle of approach is what led to the Carnival Pride allide with a pier in Baltimore Harbor last year, causing more

March 7, 2017
Total Views: 105

Monday, February 27, 2017

Cargo Ship Partially Sinks Off Ecuador

Officials in Ecuador are coordinating the environmental response and salvage of the general cargo ship Isla Bartolome, which ran aground and partially sank

February 27, 2017
Total Views: 285

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Stricken Barge Carrier Towed to Safety Off Norway – Update

Update (Thursday, Feb 23): Tugs have taken the stricken barge carrier Tide Carrier under tow and the ship is no longer in danger of grounding. The

February 23, 2017
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
city of rotterdam ship collision

Error Due to ‘Relative Motion Illusion’ ID’d in ‘City of Rotterdam’ Investigation Report

Pilot error resulting from ‘relative motion illusion’ has been identified as the likely cause of the collision between the vehicle

February 8, 2017
Total Views: 182

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Salvors Suspend Operation to Refloat Grounded ‘Arca 1’ Tanker in Nova Scotia – Update

The Canadian Coast Guard is continuing to monitor the environmental response and salvage of the grounded Arca 1 bunkering tanker off Sydney Mines in Cape

January 10, 2017
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

UK Signs Emergency Towing Vessel ‘Ievoli Black’ to 5-Year Contract Off Scotland

The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has signed a 5-year agreement with the marine salvage company Ardent for emergency towage services off the

December 20, 2016
Total Views: 740

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Incident Photos: Tug and Barge Aground in the Philippines

Check out these new incident photos showing the grounding of tug and barge in the northern Philippines late last month. The tug St. Vincent Grenadines-flagged

December 8, 2016
Total Views: 169

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

PHOTOS: Largest Wreck Removal of 2016 Completed in Gulf of Mexico

A little more than a year after salvors from Titan and Svitzer joined forces, the combined company Ardent says it has completely the salvage industries’

December 7, 2016
Total Views: 518

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Salvage Underway After Crew Abandons Bulk Carrier Off Cape Town

A salvage operation is underway to retrieve an abandoned bulk carrier from the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Africa following a fire in its engine room

December 6, 2016
Total Views: 72

Friday, October 7, 2016
Transocean Winner MODU - Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit

Transocean Winner Loaded Onto Heavy Lift Ship in Scotland

The stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner has been loaded onto a semi-submersible heavy lift ship nearly two months after the rig ran aground on the Isle of

October 7, 2016
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Salvors Prepare Second Float-On Attempt for Transocean Winner

A second attempt to move the stricken Transocean Winner onto a semi-submersible heavy lift ship is likely to take place on Thursday, the UK Maritime and

October 5, 2016
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Semi-Submersible to Provide Stricken Rig Transocean Winner with Lift to Turkish Shipbreaker

A Norwegian semi-submersible heavy lift vessel has been contracted to transport the stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner from Scotland’s Isle of Lewis

September 6, 2016
Total Views: 53