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: 38498

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
Total Views: 6245


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: 17606

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: 10495

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: 27532

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: 2803

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: 5484

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
Total Views: 8877

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: 10426

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: 9768

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: 4259

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: 4318

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Euroferry Olympia To Be Towed to Port Following Fire

The Euroferry Olympia will be towed to port in Platygiali, Greece where a search will continue for ten people still missing after the roll-on/roll-off

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 4658

Monday, February 21, 2022

Around $400 Million Worth of Cars Could be Lost in Felicity Ace Fire

The fire on the Felicity Ace ship off the coast of Portugal’s Azores Islands is expected to generate at least $155 million in losses for Volkswagen, Porsche,

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 14194


Grounded Tresta Star Breaking Up on Reunion Island

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius The Mauritian-flagged tanker that ran aground earlier this month on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is in the process of

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 6609


Two Large Salvage Tugs Set to Join Felicity Ace Firefighting Effort

Two large salvage tugs are expected to arrive at the Felicity Ace car carrier which remains adrift after a fire in the Atlantic Ocean. An update from the

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 7551


10 Still Missing from Euroferry Olympia After Fire

By Lefteris Papadimas CORFU, Greece, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Firefighters battling for a third day a blaze on a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 4406

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Lithium-ion Batteries From Electric Vehicles Aboard The Felicity Ace Are Keeping The Fire Alive

LISBON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Firefighters are struggling to put out a fire that broke out on Wednesday on a vessel carrying thousands of luxury

February 20, 2022
Total Views: 16023

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Update: Twelve Still Missing After Blaze Continues To Engulf Euroferry Olympia For a Second Day

By Lefteris Papadimas and Angelo Amante CORFU, Greece, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Twelve people are still missing after a blaze swept through a ferry

February 19, 2022
Total Views: 1654

Friday, February 18, 2022

Felicity Ace Car Carrier Continues to Burn in Mid-Atlantic – Photos

A salvage team from SMIT is en route to the retreive the abandoned M/V Felicity Ace, which continues to burn near the Azores. BERLIN/LISBON, Feb 18

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 34793