Monday, January 16, 2023
KNM Helge Ingstad collision

Norwegian Navy Officer In Charge Of Watch Declines Guilt In Tanker Collision

A Norwegian naval officer stands trial today but denies negligence that led to the 2018 collision between a warship he commanded and an oil tanker in which the

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 24061

Ship Salvage Bosphorus
Grounding Incidents

Turkey Refloats Ship Stuck in Bosphorus

By Ugur Yilmaz (Bloomberg) Turkey freed a vessel that had wedged itself against the banks of the Bosphorus Strait, clearing the vital waterway that connects

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 3285

Bosphorus Ship Grounding
Grounding Incidents

Ukraine Grain Ship Grounds In Bosphorus Strait

by Yoruk Isik (Reuters) The cargo ship MKK 1, traveling from Ukraine to Turkey, was grounded in Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on Monday and traffic in

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 1421

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Norway Naval Officer Goes On Trial Over Oil Tanker Collision

OSLO, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A Norwegian naval officer stands trial on Monday accused of negligence that led to the 2018 collision between a

January 15, 2023
Total Views: 5672

Friday, January 13, 2023
somali piracy

Global Piracy Incidents Fall to Lowest Level in Decades

Incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks last year fell to the lowest recorded level in almost three decades, but sustained efforts are still

January 13, 2023
Total Views: 709

Sunday, January 8, 2023
Coronal mass ejection or CME - NASA

Could An Electrical Pandemic Destroy Shipping?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) As China’s lockdown lifts and the world looks to the future with hope that this marks the final chapter of the worst pandemic

January 8, 2023
Total Views: 16848

Thursday, January 5, 2023
Turkish navy frigate underway

Naval Task Force Holding Somali Piracy Operation as a Reminder to Shipping Not to Let Its Guard Down

A multi-national naval task force tasked with combating piracy in the Somali basin is getting ready to conduct a five-day operation aimed at increasing naval

January 5, 2023
Total Views: 9603

Saturday, December 31, 2022
Dead In The Water Book

Dead In The Water – The Best Maritime Book Of The Year

The following is a review of the book Dead In The Water, a book about the Brillante Virtuoso, a tragedy that shook the shipping world and left us all

December 31, 2022
Total Views: 6792

Monday, November 28, 2022

Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A Danish court on Monday found a Nigerian man guilty of endangering the lives of Danish military personnel in a shooting

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 3013

Saturday, November 26, 2022
Cruise Ships

Coast Guard Rescues Overboard Cruise Ship Passenger

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger Thursday evening, approximately 20 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 3491

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
young-yong-tanker aground
Grounding Incidents

US Approves Salvage Of Sanctioned Oil Tanker Aground Near Singapore

By Chen Lin and Isabel Kua (Reuters) – The United States has allowed some transactions to take place with a sanctioned oil supertanker in effort to free

November 9, 2022
Total Views: 8919

Sunday, October 30, 2022
Russian Navy Fleet Anchored
Maritime Security Incidents

What Is Known About The Drone Attack On Crimea?

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Russia suspended participation in the U.N.-brokered Black Sea grain deal after what it said was a Ukrainian drone attack

October 30, 2022
Total Views: 6534

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
seastreak high-speed catamaran passenger ferry
Grounding Incidents

NTSB Releases New York City Ferry Grounding Report

A software flaw combined with the captain’s failure to use back-up controls led to the grounding of a passenger ferry last year in New York City,

October 25, 2022
Total Views: 3834

Pipeline Manifold

Pipeline Insurance In Limbo After Nord Stream Blasts

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) With the mystery of the blasts that destroyed undersea gas pipelines between Russia and Germany unsolved, Nord Stream 1’s

October 25, 2022
Total Views: 762

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Blueye Robotics Subsea Drone

Journalists Film Nord Stream Blast Damage

by Stine Jacobsen (Reuters) A section measuring at least 50 meters (164 feet) is missing from the ruptured Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea,

October 18, 2022
Total Views: 12622

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Global Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents at sea fallen to the lowest level since 1992, but regional and international players must sustain efforts to

October 12, 2022
Total Views: 1113

Monday, October 10, 2022
GIULIO_VERNE Power Cable Layer

Subsea Power Cable ‘Failure’ Was A False Alarm

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A subsea power cable is now online after an earlier outage caused a complete blackout on a small Danish island. The cable is located

October 10, 2022
Total Views: 2522

Sunday, October 9, 2022
Antarctic Service Member

NSF Reports Sexual Harassment On Antarctic Expeditions

A recently released report commissioned by the National Science Foundation (NSF) reveals the extent of sexual harassment in

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 2937

Fire Incidents

Russian Salvage Team Arrives At Kerch Strait Bridge

By Max Hunder and Jonathan Landay (Reuters) – Russian divers were to examine on Sunday the damage from a powerful blast on a road-and-rail bridge to

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 4885

Saturday, October 8, 2022
Kerch Strait Bridge Explosion

Explosion Cripples Kerch Strait Bridge

By Max Hunder and Jonathan Landay (Reuters) – A powerful truck explosion seriously damaged Russia’s road-and-rail bridge to Crimea

October 8, 2022
Total Views: 4659