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
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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: 11

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
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Monday, May 23, 2011
RHL Fidelitas – Incident Photo Of The Week

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: 152

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
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Incident Photo – Greek tanker and Cypriot container ship collide off Dutch Coast

(Photo: Dutch Coastguard/AP) At approximately 04:56 UTC this morning (October 12, 2010) the Greek flagged tanker, Mindoro, collided with Cyprus flagged

October 12, 2010
Total Views: 29

Thursday, May 7, 2009

NTSB Releases Final Report on Cosco Busan Allision

Earlier today, the National Transportation Safety Board released its final report on the allision of the M/V Cosco Busan with the Delta Tower of the San

May 7, 2009
Total Views: 162

Friday, March 20, 2009

USS Hartford and USS New Orleans – Navy Vessel Collide In Straight Of Hormuz

Information Dissemination brings us the news of the USS New Orleans and The USS Hartford colliding in the Straight of

March 20, 2009
Total Views: 184

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

NTSB Board Meeting on Cosco Busan Allision

Today, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a public board meeting on its investigation into the Cosco Busan allision.  The goal of which, was

February 18, 2009
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Pilotage Paradox – A Look Into The Cosco Busan Allision

Pilotage Paradox by Paul Drouin The Cosco Busan accident, as with many others that have the same root cause, can be categorized into what I call the pilotage

September 17, 2008
Total Views: 74


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