Friday, September 23, 2022
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Cargo Owners Blame Shipowner for Ever Given Grounding in Suez Canal

By Charlie Bartlett (The Loadstar) – A group of cargo owners are blaming Shoei Kisen Kaisha, the Japanese owner of Ever Given, for last March’s

September 23, 2022
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Small Fire on TOTE’s LNG-Converted ‘Midnight Sun’ in Tacoma

A small fire broke out on the TOTE Maritime ship Midnight Sun berthed at the Port of Tacoma Thursday night, but the fire was extinguished quickly by the

September 23, 2022
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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Electrical Failure Leads to Loss of Steering and $6 Million in Damages

An electrical failure caused a bulk carrier to lose of steering and crash into a barge near New Orleans last year, resulting in an estimated $6 million in

September 22, 2022
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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Australian Investigators Issue Recommendations to Operator After Tenth Ship Fire in 14 Years

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued safety recommendations to the managers and parent company of the cargo ship BBC Rhonetal following an

September 21, 2022
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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Brink of Catastrophe: The Netherlands Pledges Additional Funds for FSO Safer Rescue Effort

The Netherlands’ Government says it is pledging an additional $7.5 million to the UN for the salvage of the floating oil storage tanker FSO Safer in the

September 20, 2022
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Monday, September 19, 2022

Stability Issue: Video Shows Cargo Ship Capesize at Turkish Port

The video below was filmed in Turkey’s Iskenderun Port and shows an incident involving the geared cargo ship Sea Eagle taking place this past Saturday.

September 19, 2022
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Photos: Gibraltar Shipwreck Survives Heavy Weather and Waves

It seems salvors’ plan to sink the OS 35’s stern in order to stablize the wreck ahead of inclement weather has worked. Unfornunately new oil

September 19, 2022
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Jan De Nul’s Next-Generation Jack-Up Breaks Loose at Shipyard During Typhoon Muifa

The world’s tallest jack-up installation vessel under construction in China has sustained some damage after breaking loose during Typhoon Muifa, Jan De

September 19, 2022
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Friday, September 16, 2022

Salvors to Sink Gibraltar Shipwreck’s Stern Ahead of Heavy Weather

In anticipation of heavy weather, officials in Gibraltar are agreeing to a plan to scuttle the stern section of the grounded OS 35 bulk carrier in place off

September 16, 2022
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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Mississippi River Barge and Freight Train Collide: NTSB Report

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Thursday that a Mississippi River towing vessel’s pilot and its captain pushed its tow up against a

September 15, 2022
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NTSB Reiterates Call for Mandatory Personal Locator Beacons Following Investigation Into Deadly ‘Emmy Rose’ Sinking

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is reiterating calls for a personal locator beacon requirement following its investigation into the 2020 sinking

September 13, 2022
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Monday, September 12, 2022

Danish Tall Ship Hits Navy LCS During Maryland Fleet Week -Incident Video

A Danish tall ship was involved in a minor collision with a new U.S. Navy littoral combat ship in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Sunday. Some video of the

September 12, 2022
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Friday, September 9, 2022

NTSB Investigation Into Fishing Vessel Fire Highlights the Importance of Personal Locator Beacons

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week released its report for its investigation of the November 10, 2021, fire aboard the fishing

September 9, 2022
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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Most Oil Removed from Grounded Bulk Carrier Off Gibraltar

The majority of oil has been removed from the grounded bulk carrier OS 35 off of Gibraltar and the operation is now moving to the recovery phase, according to

September 6, 2022
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Friday, September 2, 2022

Pollution Fears Grow Over Grounded Bulk Carrier Leaking Oil Off Gibraltar

MADRID, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Gibraltar struggled on Friday to minimise any environmental impact of a fuel leak from a bulk carrier three days after it

September 2, 2022
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Thursday, September 1, 2022

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations After $100 Million Engine Room Fire on Great Lakes Bulker

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued three safety recommendations Thursday following an investigation into last year’s engine room fire

September 1, 2022
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Ship Carrying Ukrainian Corn Grounds in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait

Update: The M/V Lady Zehma has been refloated and moved to an anchorage. Bosphorus Strait reopened to ship traffic -General Directorate of Coastal Safety A

September 1, 2022
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Preventing Risk of Battery Fires in Shipping

As more and more electric vehicles (EVs) and battery-powered electronic devices are being transported by ships, highly inflammable lithium-ion batteries are

September 1, 2022
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NTSB Calls Out Lack of Progress in Implementing Safety Recommendations Following Conception Dive Boat Fire

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says more need to be done to implement safety recomendations in wake of the Conception dive boat fire. Now

September 1, 2022
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Broken Bulk Carrier OS 35 Leaks Fuel Oil Off Gibraltar

The broken bulk carrier OS 35 is leaking heavy fuel oil just off the east coast of Gibraltar. The oil spill was reported Thursday and some has escaped the

September 1, 2022
Total Views: 8143