Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Containerships at Qingdao port, China
Oil Spill

Oil Clean-up Continues Off China’s Qingdao Port

by Shivani Singh (Reuters) – Clean-up work continued on Wednesday near the Chinese port city of Qingdao, a day after a yet-to-be determined quantity of oil spilled into the Yellow...

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 1798

Sunday, April 25, 2021
Nanggala-402 wreck
Incidents

Missing Indonesian Sub Found Broken Up in Bali Sea

By Nilufar Rizki and Sultan Anshori DENPASAR, April 25 (Reuters) – A missing Indonesian submarine has been found, broken into at least three parts, at the bottom of the Bali Sea, army and navy...

April 25, 2021
Total Views: 38743

Saturday, April 24, 2021
Singapore Navy submarine search and rescue ship
Incidents

Hope Fades In Bali Sea Submarine Search

Jakarta (Reuters) – The United States is deploying a P-8 Poseidon aircraft to assist in the search and rescue operation for a missing Indonesian navy submarine lost in the Bali...

April 24, 2021
Total Views: 4389

Friday, April 23, 2021
indonesia missing submarine
Incidents

Missing Indonesian Submarine Was Old And Overloaded

By Ann Koh and Arys Aditya (Bloomberg) The Indonesian navy’s missing submarine may have been too old and overloaded when it embarked on a military exercise on Wednesday, according to...

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 25573

Friday, April 9, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran Frees South Korean Tanker and Its Captain

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, April 9 (Reuters) – Iran released on Friday a South Korean ship and its captain detained since January after South Korea promised to try to secure...

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 1878

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Iran Saviz
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran Says Its Ship Saviz was Attacked in Red Sea

DUBAI, April 7 (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday an Iranian ship, the Saviz, had been attacked in the Red Sea, a day after media reports that the...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 2165

Sunday, April 4, 2021
Indonesian Search an Rescue Agency SAR personnel ship collision at a port
Collision

17 Fishermen Lost After Bulk Carrier Collision

by Tabita Diela (Reuters) – Divers were scouring the waters of the Java Sea on Sunday for 17 fishermen reported missing after their boat capsized following a crash involving a...

April 4, 2021
Total Views: 14918

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Russian FPSO MARSHAL VASILEVSKIY Transiting the Suez Canal
Accidents

Marine Reinsurance Firms Expect Giant Suez Blockage Claims

by Carolyn Cohn (Reuters) – The recent blockage of the Suez Canal is likely to lead to large reinsurance claims, adding to upward pressure on marine reinsurance rates, James Vickers,...

April 1, 2021
Total Views: 2990

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Ever Given Containership Bow With Front End loader
Grounding Incidents

Watch: How To Salvage A Grounded Suez Canal Mega-Ship

How long could the Suez Canal salvage operation take? Could the mega containership Ever Given capsize? Could her hull crack and spill oil like the grounded bunker Wakashio did in...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 22747

Ever Given Suez Backhoe
Grounding Incidents

Suez Canal Choked as Elite Salvage Team Tackles Stuck Ship

*Despite having three days to arrange travel, the salvage team is just starting to arrive in Egypt. *”The best chance for returning shipping to normal may not come until Sunday or Monday...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 20812

Suez-Canal Southern Entrance
finance

The $9.6 Billion A Day Price Of A Suez Stuck Ship

By Aaron Clark (Bloomberg) –A back-of-the-envelope calculation shows there’s about $9.6 billion worth of daily marine traffic halted by the massive container vessel that lodged in the Suez Canal earlier...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 21651

oil tanker loading
Incidents

Tanker Owners Rejoice Then Oil Retreats After Suez Grounding Price Surge

By Sharon Cho (Bloomberg) Oil retreated as traders monitored efforts to dislodge a massive ship blocking the Suez Canal, after two wild days that saw prices whipsaw around 6% in both...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 4519

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal
Grounding Incidents

How To Remove A Ship Stuck In The Suez Canal

By Ann Koh and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) When you can’t shift a ship that’s stuck fast into the wall of a canal that’s vital to world trade, there’s only one...

March 24, 2021
Total Views: 33670

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Incidents

Italian Prosecutor Seeks Trial For Minister Who Denied Migrant Rescue Vessels Port Entry

by Angelo Amante (Reuters) – An Italian prosecutor formally called on Saturday for right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini to be tried for kidnapping over his decision to prevent more than...

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 1850

Friday, March 12, 2021
fukushima-waste-water
Incidents

This Is Why Japan Might Release Radioactive Waste Water Into The Ocean

By Sakura Murakami and Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – For one minute this week, workers at the Fukushima nuclear station fell silent to mark the 10-year anniversary of a natural disaster...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 5609

Monday, March 1, 2021
Helios-Ray-roro-explosion-GULF-SECURITY-SHIP
Maritime Security Incidents

Israel’s Netanyahu Blames Iran For Explosion on Israeli Ro-Ro Helios Ray

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 1 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for an explosion aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, an accusation rejected...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 2414

Sunday, February 28, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

RoRo Hit By Explosion Hobbles Into Dubai For Assessment

Reuters) – An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman strategic waterway has arrived at a port in Dubai, where is it is due to be...

February 28, 2021
Total Views: 10040

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Americas Magic Website
Incidents

America’s America’s Cup Boat Capsizes Hard

by Shrivathsa Sridhar (Reuters) – American Magic’s hopes of challenging Team New Zealand for the America’s Cup were dealt a blow when their yacht “Patriot” capsized on Sunday but the...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 6340

Monday, December 28, 2020
Accidents

Russian Trawler Sinks in Barents Sea with 17 Missing

By Maria Kiselyova and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 6387

Friday, December 18, 2020
GLORY_SUMMIT ship
Lifesaving Incidents

15 Sailors Missing From Bulker Off Vietnam

At least 15 sailors were missing on Thursday after the Panama-flagged cargo ship Xin Hong capsized in rough seas off Vietnam. The incident happened near the province of Binh Thuan...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 882