Fire Incidents

Fire and explosion maritime incidents and reports.


Sunday, October 9, 2022
Fire Incidents

Russian Salvage Team Arrives At Kerch Strait Bridge

By Max Hunder and Jonathan Landay (Reuters) – Russian divers were to examine on Sunday the damage from a powerful blast on a road-and-rail bridge to

October 9, 2022
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Saturday, October 8, 2022
Kerch Strait Bridge Explosion
Defense

Explosion Cripples Kerch Strait Bridge

By Max Hunder and Jonathan Landay (Reuters) – A powerful truck explosion seriously damaged Russia’s road-and-rail bridge to Crimea

October 8, 2022
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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
US Navy FEDFIRE Firefighting Helmets
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US Firefighter Shortage Puts Navy Lives At Risk

By David Sherfinski (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When a soldier was found unconscious in the barracks of a U.S. Army base near the Pentagon at about

September 7, 2022
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Saturday, September 3, 2022
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Judge Throws Out Indictment Of Captain In 2019 California Boat Fire That Killed 34

LOS ANGELES, Sept 2 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday dismissed the criminal indictment against a

September 3, 2022
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Sunday, August 7, 2022
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Cuba Gets Help From Mexico, Venezuela To Fight Port Fire

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Cuba sought on Sunday to bring under control a fire at its main oil storage facility

August 7, 2022
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Sunday, July 17, 2022
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Peruvian Navy Ship Catches Fire During Massive Military Exercise Near Hawaii

Updated with Peruvian Navy ship name and details. by John Konrad (gCaptain) US Navy crews are responding to “reports of an engine room fire and potential

July 17, 2022
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Monday, June 13, 2022
Fire Incidents

Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard After Fire

The passenger vessel Spirit of Norfolk has been towed to the Colonna Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, where the investigation into last week’s fire will

June 13, 2022
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Monday, June 6, 2022
Fire Incidents

Bangladesh Battles Container Depot Fire That Killed 41

By Ruma Paul (Reuters) – Firefighters in Bangladesh battled for a third day on Monday to stamp out a massive fire that killed 41

June 6, 2022
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Sunday, May 29, 2022
Fire Incidents

Fire Engulfs Superyacht In British Marina

LONDON (Reuters) – Fire ripped through a superyacht in southwest England on Saturday, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the sky and briefly

May 29, 2022
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Friday, April 8, 2022
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
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Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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Bentleys And Lambos Sink In Storm Aboard Burning Ship Felicity Ace

By Monica Raymunt (Bloomberg) The cargo ship that caught fire in the Atlantic while transporting roughly 4,000 Volkswagen AG vehicles to the U.S. has sunk

March 1, 2022
Total Views: 6509

Monday, February 21, 2022
Trinity Spirit FPOS
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Nigeria’s Deadly Exploding FPSO Has Peers All Over The World

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) Trinity Spirit, the decades-old, oil-storage ship that blew up off the coast of Nigeria recently — killing some of its

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 4560

Sunday, December 5, 2021
Fire Incidents

Fire Rages On Cargo Ship Carrying Timber Off Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Dec 5 (Reuters) – A fire on a cargo ship carrying timber off Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast was still not under control on Sunday

December 5, 2021
Total Views: 5650

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Zim Kingston
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Firefighters, Additional Crew Members Board ZIM Kingston Overnight

A Tuesday morning update from the Canadian Coast Guard said six firefighters were able to board the Zim Kingston overnight, as well as seven additional crew

October 26, 2021
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Sunday, October 24, 2021
Zim Kingston Fire
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Zim Kingston Fire ‘Appears To Be Contained’

by Bhargav Acharya (Reuters) A fire broke out on Saturday on containers on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia, and the Canadian Coast

October 24, 2021
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Zim Kingston Fire
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10 Abandon Zim Kingston But Firefighting Efforts Continue

by Bhargav Acharya (Reuters) The Canadian Coast Guard said it is monitoring a fire that broke out on a container ship off the coast of Victoria, British

October 24, 2021
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
durban port harbor deepening
Fire Incidents

Transnet Probes Fires That Ignited South African Ports Last Week

By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) Transnet SOC, South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company, is investigating the cause of fires that disrupted bulk

October 19, 2021
Total Views: 1099

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

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 13571

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

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 1440

Thursday, July 8, 2021
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Dubai Extinguishes Ship Fire After A Massive Container Explosion

Update: An statement from UAE’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, confirmed the ship involved is the Ocean

July 8, 2021
Total Views: 9720