Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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Battery-Powered ‘Brim’ Declared Safe After Overheating in Norway

The situation on board a battery-powered sightseeing vessel in Norway has been resolved after crews used nitrogen to remove explosive gases following last week’s “thermal event”. The safety zone surrounding...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 4318

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

ONE Apus Sets Sail from Japan Months After Cargo Loss

The MV ONE Apus departed Kobe, Japan on Tuesday after a major operation to remove hundreds of damaged and dislodged containers on deck following last year’s cargo loss. In a...

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 6857

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Third Section Removed from Golden Ray Wreck

Crews have separated the latest section of the Golden Ray as the operation to cut and remove the wreck stretches into its fifth month. The St. Simons Sound Incident Response...

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 6844

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Barge Crashes Into Home in Washington

A barge under tow crashed into a private waterfront home in Gig Harbor, Washington on Monday. No injuries were reported. Coast Sector Puget Sound was alerted to the incident by...

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 11007

Monday, March 15, 2021
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Two Injured in Lifeboat Drill Accident Aboard RRS Sir David Attenborough

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has launched an investigation into a lifeboat drill accident on board the new polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough that left two crew...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 12387

Sunday, March 14, 2021
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Battery-Powered Excursion Vessel Overheats in Norway, Sparking Fear of Explosion

A rather serious situation has been unfolding over the last several days in southeastern Norway after a fire was reported on a battery-powered passenger vessel. The MS Brim is a...

March 14, 2021
Total Views: 12604

Friday, March 12, 2021

Fire on MSC Lirica in Greece

The MSC cruise ship MSC Lirica has suffered what appearesto be a major fire while docked at the port of Corfu in Greece. Firefighters were battling the blaze after it...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 13757

Thursday, March 11, 2021

ONE Apus Almost Ready to Leave Japan

The Ocean Network Express-operated ONE Apus is getting ready to depart Japan after operations to discharge collapsed and damaged containers after its record-setting cargo loss in the Pacific Ocean last...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 6607


Chinese Fishing Vessel Refloated in Mauritius

The Chinese fishing vessel which ran aground over the weekend on Mauritius’ western reefs has been successfully refloated, authorities said Thursday. The FV Lurong Yuan Yu ran aground on Sunday...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 3452

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Maersk Essen Discharging Cargo in Los Angeles

Nearly two months after losing hundreds of containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean, the Maersk-operated containership Maersk Essen is finally discharging its cargo at its original destination at the Port of...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 4056

Monday, March 8, 2021

Chinese Fishing Vessel Aground in Mauritius

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius (gCaptain) – Eight months after the Wakashio incident, a Chinese long liner has now ended up on the reefs off Pointe-aux-Sables, a neighboring village of...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 4495

Sunday, March 7, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard, NTSB Conclude Virtual Hearing Into Loss of F/V Scandies Rose

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board on Friday concluded the formal public hearing to review and consider evidence related the loss of the commercial fishing vessel Scandies...

March 7, 2021
Total Views: 9964

Thursday, March 4, 2021

One Year After Grounding, Abandoned Cargo Ship Continues to Pose a Hazard in Ireland

Authorities in Ireland are still working through details of what to do with a grounded cargo ship that has been stranded along the country’s rugged southwest coast for more than...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 9757


Wakashio Captain Seeks Bail in Mauritius’ Top Court

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius (gCaptain) – The captain of the ill-fated ore carrier Wakashio is turning to Mauritius’ Supreme Court for bail as he awaits trial over his role...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4299

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

International Effort to Rescue 31 from Sinking Fishing Vessel Off Nova Scotia

An international search and rescue operation involving the U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards and the Royal Canadian Air Force was successful in rescuing 31 fisherman from a disabled fishing vessel...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 8913


Thai Navy Scrambles to Save Cats from Sinking Ship -Photos

BANGKOK, March 3 (Reuters) – Thai navy sailors braved choppy waters to launch a dramatic rescue this week after discovering four cats had been abandoned on a sinking ship that caught fire off...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 17384


Israel Links Iran to Ship Behind Mystery Oil Spill

TEL AVIV, March 3 (Reuters) – Iran is linked to a recent oil spill off Israel’s shores that caused major ecological damage, an Israeli minister said on Wednesday, calling the...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 4079

Monday, March 1, 2021

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Hits Hiccup Cutting Section Seven

Crews working to cut up and remove the Golden Ray wreck from Georgia’s St. Simons Sound will shift their focus to another section after a chain failure while cutting the...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 12237

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Israel Widens Search for Ship Behind Oil Spill After Greek Tanker Ruled Out

JERUSALEM, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Israel on Sunday broadened its search for the ship behind an oil spill that blackened its beaches with tar after investigators ruled out one of...

February 28, 2021
Total Views: 3181

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Australia Launches Livestock Carrier Inspection Campaign

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has launched a inspection campaign that will target all livestock carriers departing the country after recent incidents involving the ships. The purpose of the focused...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 5530