Wednesday, May 16, 2012
uss essex underway replenishment unrep

Forward Deployed for 12 Years, USS Essex Collides with Refueling Tanker One Day Before Return Home

She has been forward deployed to the US 7th Fleet for a dozen years and was scheduled to finally arrive back to San Diego tomorrow, however instead of telling

May 16, 2012
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Monday, May 14, 2012
tugboat crash parana de las palmas argentina barge

At Least Six Die in Argentine Barge Crash, Search for Missing Continues

The Buenos Aires Herald reports six sailors on board the sand barge “Río Turbio,” are confirmed dead following a collision in the early

May 14, 2012
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
jackup rig port aransas collision

USCG UPDATE: Panamax Tanker Strikes Jackup Rig, Grounds Itself Off Port Aransas [IMAGES]

  On the approach into the channel at Port Aransas, Texas this morning, the 74k DWT product tanker, FR8 Pride, a Scorpio Tanker-managed vessel, lost power

May 2, 2012
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
andrew barberi

NTSB: Faulty Valve to Blame in Crash of Staten Island Ferry, Andrew J. Barberi

WASHINGTON – On May 8, 2010, the 310-foot-long passenger ferry Andrew J. Barberi lost propulsion control of one its two cycloidal propellers as the

April 24, 2012
Total Views: 115

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Tanker Against The Rocks – Incident Video Of The Week

As we reported early last month, the crew of the 150-meter ship Italian tanker Gelso M was evacuated by helicopter in a heroic fight against fierce wind and

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
nns thunder

Nigerian Navy Collides with Total-Owned Vessel

One person is still missing after a Nigerian warship, NNS Thunder, collided with a Total-owned vessel on Nigeria’s Bonny River.  According to local

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 146

Thursday, February 23, 2012
mol maneuver

Failed to “Maneuver” – Containerships Collide on the High Seas Off Hong Kong

TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the 78,000 DWT MOL-operated containership MOL Maneuver collided with the containership Zhen

February 23, 2012
Total Views: 72

Friday, January 6, 2012

Iranian Supertanker Collides with Containership off Singapore

At about 2100hrs on 04 Jan 2012 (Singapore time), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Singapore-registered

January 6, 2012
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Monday, November 14, 2011
ship collision tankers near miss

Tankers Nearly Swap Paint in Singapore [IMAGES]

This incredible image sequence was captured by Ron Wheeler this morning on board the Mykonos, a new drillship owned by OceanRig.  Doesn’t get much

November 14, 2011
Total Views: 134

Monday, October 24, 2011

Over 70 Injured In Hong Kong Ferry Allision

HONG KONG–Over 70 commuters were injured–some seriously–after their passenger ferry crashed into a mooring pillar after departure from an

October 24, 2011
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Monday, October 17, 2011
Chinese Jialing river BOAT Capsize

Jialing River Boat – Incident Video Of The Week

Torrential rains and high swells along southwest China’s Jialing river caused a three-story river-dining boat to break free from its moorings last week

October 17, 2011
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Eagle Otome Oil Spill

Dirty Joke Caught On Tape – NTSB Eagle Otome Report

Fatigue and distractions including off-colored jokes and reading newspapers are just some of the contributing causes to last year’s ship collision

September 27, 2011
Total Views: 134

Monday, September 19, 2011

Civil Settlement Reached in Cosco Busan Allision

Federal and state government officials said Monday they reached a $44.4 million settlement with the operator of a oil tanker container ship that crashed into

September 19, 2011
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Sunday, August 7, 2011
yacht dismasted by oil tanker hanne knutsen

Idiot of the Month: Sailboat Dismasted by 120,000 ton tanker off Cowes

Sir, just because you are racing doesn’t alleviate your requirement to obey the rules of the road. Seriously, you’re an embarrassment to the sport

August 7, 2011
Total Views: 235

Monday, August 1, 2011
Xin Tai Hai B Oceania sinking

High Seas Hit and Run UPDATE: The captain of MV B Oceania’s sistership tells the story…

The MV Oceania (left) going down after a collision with the MV Xin Tai Hin (right) near Pulau Pisang. Image via NewStraitsTimes  In this unofficial account,

August 1, 2011
Total Views: 118

Sunday, July 31, 2011
B Oceana hit and run

High Seas Hit and Run!!?? You gotta be kidding me…

Image from So apparently this ship was carrying ore between India and China when it was hit by another ship, splitting it in two.  And the

July 31, 2011
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 9, 2011
UASC SCHUAIBA, containership

Playing chicken with a containership, no thanks.

I was delivering a 40-foot sailboat up from Chesapeake Bay this week and as we were motoring past the shipping channels lanes leading in and out of New York,

June 9, 2011
Total Views: 3

Monday, May 23, 2011

RHL Fidelitas – Incident Photo Of The Week

A minor ship emergency in the port of Odessa last week. The “brakes” of the Rhl Fidelitas failed and it crashed into the coastal ship and shore

May 23, 2011
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Friday, November 19, 2010

Maritime New Zealand passes out blame on Ady Gil incident

This video was an instant classic the second it hit the web and now, after months of deliberation by the powers that be, we officialy have someone to blame! 

November 19, 2010
Total Views: 122

Friday, November 12, 2010

Search continues for 20 missing crew off Japan

The search continues for the 20 missing crew members of the Panamanian flagged, Nasco Diamond, after the vessel carrying 50 thousand tons of nickel ore sank

November 12, 2010
Total Views: 11