Incidents


Sunday, May 15, 2022
MARAD Rear Admiral Alfultis
Incidents

US Admiral Refuses To Send SASH Report To Congress

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Last month gCaptain reported NY Maritime College president Rear Admiral Mike Alfultis, USMS attempted to hide an external review

May 15, 2022
Total Views: 11775

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Allianz Shipping Risk and Insruance Report
Accidents

2022 Allianz Ship Insurance Report Highlights War, Fires, COVID, Climate Change, And Congestion

The maritime industry’s most anticipated annual report on incidents and casualties – Allianz’s Safety & Shipping Review 2022 – is

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 1629

Explosion in Ukraine Port
Incidents

Ukraine War – New Marine Insurance Report Studies Impact Of Russian Aggressions On Shipping

The maritime industry’s most anticipated annual report on incidents and casualties – Allianz’s Safety & Shipping Review 2022 – is

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 1479

Incidents

Marine Insurance Report Warns of Ro-Ro Risk

The big, boxy floating steel parking garages known in the industry as Roll-on Roll-off ships, or RoRo’s, might be more dangerous than marine insurance

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 5470

Saturday, May 7, 2022
Maritime Security Incidents

North Korea Is Suspected Of Launching Submarine Missile

By Max Zimmerman and Kyungji Cho May 7, 2022, (Bloomberg) –North Korea appeared to have fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile Saturday, three

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 2285

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
super-yacht AMADEA
Incidents

Fiji Enforces US Superyacht Arrest Warrant

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) Fiji’s High Court has given the green light for U.S. and local authorities to seize a $325 million megayacht whose ownership is in

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 3261

Sunday, April 24, 2022
Japan Coast Guard Cutter SAR
Lifesaving Incidents

Japan’s Coast Guard Intensifies Search For Missing Tour Boat

by David Dolan (Reuters) Ten people found so far from a Japanese tour boat missing off the country’s northern coast have been confirmed dead, the coast

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 2295

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece
Incidents

Sanctions Mistake Leads Greece To Release Russian Tanker And Crew

By Renee Maltezou and Jonathan Saul (Reuters) A Russian tanker impounded by Greece this week and reportedly carrying Iranian oil will be released amid

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 2932

Monday, April 18, 2022
Tunisa Oil Spill
Oil Spill

Tunisia Seek To Limit Damage After Bunker Tanker Sinks

By Tarek Amara (Reuters) – Tunisia will work with other countries that have offered to help it to prevent environmental damage after a

April 18, 2022
Total Views: 1370

Sunday, April 17, 2022
Ever Forward Free
Grounding Incidents

Salvage Team Frees Ever Forward Containership

by John Kornad (gCaptain) After weeks of heavy salvage work in the Chesapeake Bay, the massive continership Ever Forward is free and underway.  The

April 17, 2022
Total Views: 30155

Saturday, April 16, 2022
Ship XELO sinking off tunisia
Lifesaving Incidents

Bunker Tanker Sinks Off Tunisia, Threatening Environmental Disaster

By Tarek Amara (Reuters) Tunisian authorities intensified efforts on Saturday to avoid an environmental disaster after a merchant fuel ship carrying one

April 16, 2022
Total Views: 3290

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Piracy

Gulf of Guinea Crew Kidnappings Fall to Zero So Far in 2022, But Caution Urged

The notoriously dangerous Gulf of Guinea saw a lull in crew kidnappings in the first three months of the year, but officials are urging continued caution as of

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 1173

Saturday, April 9, 2022
EVER FORWARD Salvage
Blog

Container Feeder Barge: A solution for a grounding such as Ever Forward?

by Rish Madden – Ever Forward grounded on the Chesapeake Bay on March 13, 2022.  The current salvage plan includes removal of a large number of

April 9, 2022
Total Views: 26814

Friday, April 8, 2022
Kyoto 2 ship sinking
Lifesaving Incidents

Two Bodies Found After Ship Goes Missing Near Taiwan

By Fabian Hamacher and Hyonhee Shin (Reuters)  Taiwan has recovered two bodies after a ship carrying six South Koreans went missing in the Taiwan

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 4241

Fire Incidents

Trinity Spirit Ship Blast Followed $200 Million Trail Of Debt Defaults

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) The owners of an oil-production and storage ship had a history of financial problems before the vessel blew up in Nigerian

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 20575

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Russian Superyacht Crescent,
Incidents

Norway Refuses To Fuel Russian Super-Yacht

Norway refuses to bunker the Russian Super-yacht Ragnar but lets it plug into power “so they’re not freezing to death.” By Jill R. Shah and Lars Erik

March 17, 2022
Total Views: 10793

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Empty Maersk shipping containers
Maritime Security Incidents

Maersk Runs Back To Russia For Empty Containers

by Kirsten Donovan  (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk still has vessels calling at Russian ports to deliver containers booked before

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 108672

Norwegian Escape Bow
Cruise Ships

NCL Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Grounding

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) A Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. luxury liner carrying thousands of passengers that ran aground while trying to leave a port in

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 12339

Thursday, March 10, 2022
oil tanker crew member
Maritime Security Incidents

Crews Start Abandoning Ships In Ukraine

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Some shipowners have begun to ask crew to abandon their ships stuck off the coast of Ukraine, as Russia’s invasion of its

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 38533

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Norwegian-born shipping tycoon Fredriksen
Maritime Security Incidents

Billionaire Orders Tanker To Load Toxic Russian Cargo Near War Zone

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday, while Joe Biden shutdown US ports to Russian oil, Frontline tankers (NYSE: FRO), founded by the billionaire John

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 16912