Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Ship Smoking
Evergreen

Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...

57 mins ago
Total Views: 5197

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Rescued Migrants arrive in Dover
Lifesaving Incidents

Young Children Among Migrants Rescued From English Channel

DUNGENESS, England, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Two small children were among the dozens of migrants rescued from the English Channel on Tuesday after a summer that has seen record numbers...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 852

Oil Spill

Talos Says Its Assets Are Not the Source of Large Oil Slick Off Port Fourchon

Houston-based Talos Energy has again stated that its assets were not the source of an oil release in Bay Marchand Block 5, off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana in...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 743

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Piracy

Two Crew Injured by Pirate Gunfire Off Gabon; One Missing

Two crew members of an offshore supply vessel were injured during a pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Gabon, the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting...

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 2680

Monday, September 6, 2021
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The crew witnessed an 11-mile rainbow sheen that the Coast Guard is actively monitoring.
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified for further investigation. Members of the...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1282

Oil Spill

Oil Leaking Into In U.S. Gulf Of Mexico Has Slowed

HOUSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) — U.S. offshore oil producer Talos Energy said on Sunday that the rate of oil flowing from a spill of unknown origin in U.S. Gulf of Mexico following...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1094

Sunday, September 5, 2021
Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August 31, 2021.
Oil Spill

Miles-Long Gulf Oil Spill Investigated by Coast Guard

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) –Federal authorities are responding to a 14-mile long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico discovered in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, officials said Saturday. The spill, which...

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 2508

Kids Safety At Sea Sailboat Training - Storm Trysail
Lifesaving Incidents

Safe Boating Practices This Labor Day Weekend

The Coast Guard reminds mariners and beach goers to exercise caution and practice safe boating during the Labor Day holiday weekend.  Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the winding down of...

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 588

Saturday, September 4, 2021
A miles long black slick floating in the Gulf of Mexico near Enterprise Offshore Drilling Rig. Photos via NOAA
Oil Spill

Divers To Locate Source Of Reported Oil Spill in Gulf

by Andrea Shalal (Reuters) A private dive team will try to locate the source of a suspected oil spill spotted in the Marchand area of the Gulf of Mexico on...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 2430

Friday, September 3, 2021
Lifesaving Incidents

Coast Guard Medevacs Shark Attack Victim From Fishing Vessel

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crew member from a fishing vessel after a shark attack approximately 35 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 6877

Fuel leaks from a capsized boat
Oil Spill

Ida Leaves Toxic Chemicals, Oil Spills, And Sewage Swirling In Her Wake

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) Exxon Mobil released sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide at its Baton Rouge refinery as Hurricane Ida churned ashore. A broken pipeline poured crude oil near a bayou...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 2343

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Baniyas power plant oil spill syria
Oil Spill

Syrian Oil Spill From Baniyas Power Plant Spreads Into Mediterranean

(Reuters)–A massive fuel oil leak occurred last week from a power plant in Baniyas, located on Syria’s Mediterranean coast, according to naval tracking firm Tanker Trackers. Turkey is taking all measures to...

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 1476

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Lifesaving Incidents

23 Migrants Rescued In Mediterranean Sea

(Reuters)–Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms located a wooden boat on Tuesday (August 31) in the Mediterranean Sea carrying 23 migrants, including 4 children, from Tunisia.  The boat was 21 miles...

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 955

Grounding Incidents

Bow Of Fragmented Crimson Polaris Is Towed Into Hachinohe Port

In regard to the grounding of wood chip carrier Crimson Polaris that occurred off the coast of Hachinohe on August 11, the bow part of the fragmented hull was towed...

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 3004

Monday, August 30, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Ferry Runs Aground Off The Spanish Island Of Ibiza Leaving 10-Year-Old Seriously Injured

(Reuters)–A ferry ran aground off the Spanish island of Ibiza on Saturday night, August 28, an incident the emergency services told local media had left 25 people injured, two seriously, including a...

August 30, 2021
Total Views: 2419

Sunday, August 29, 2021
NASA Photo Of Aegean Sea
Lifesaving Incidents

Togo-Flagged Cargo Ship Sinks In The Aegean Sea

ATHENS, Aug 28 (Reuters) – A Togo-flagged cargo ship sank on Saturday after hitting Greek islets in the Aegean Sea but all 16 crew were rescued, the Greek coast guard said. The...

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 3523

Bangladesh ferry Shariatpur 1
Collision

At Least 19 People Killed And Dozens Missing After Bangladesh Ferry Accident

DHAKA, Aug 27 (Reuters) — At least 19 people were killed and dozens were missing after a boat packed with passengers slammed into a vessel transporting sand on Friday in...

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2184

Friday, August 27, 2021
Fire Incidents

Pemex Uses Nitrogen In Hopes To Resume Oil Output After Major Fire

By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) Petroleos Mexicanos is resorting to nitrogen injections into offshore oil wells to quickly restore output following a major platform fire, a measure that could create complications down...

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 1379

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
ship private security
Piracy

Piracy, Safety Risks Stoke Shipping’s Re-Think of Security

By Damian Shepherd (Bloomberg) — Some of the world’s largest shipping organizations are drafting a plan to deal with the changing nature of piracy and other maritime security risks, following recent...

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 1891

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
piracy pirates ship
Piracy

Will Drones And Warships Be Enough To Tackle The World’s Latest Piracy Hotspot?

By Libby George (Reuters) Helicopters hover above a patrol vessel in Nigeria’s frenetic Apapa port as attack boats zoom past. On the dock, drones emblazoned with the Nigerian flag sit...

August 17, 2021
Total Views: 2890