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: 5557

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Zim Kingston
Fire Incidents

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
Total Views: 2729

Sunday, October 24, 2021
Zim Kingston Fire
Fire Incidents

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
Total Views: 3696

Zim Kingston Fire
Fire Incidents

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
Total Views: 4871

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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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: 1064

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: 12700

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: 1418

Thursday, July 8, 2021
ocean-trader-explosion
Fire Incidents

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: 9428

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
pemex fire
Fire Incidents

Pemex Claims No Environmental Damage From The Offshore ‘Eye Of Fire’ Blaze

by David Alire Garcia (Reuters) – Just days after video of a massive ocean surface blaze near a Pemex oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico went viral,

July 6, 2021
Total Views: 4287

Monday, July 5, 2021
mud-volcano-caspian
Fire Incidents

A Violent Mud Volcano Erupts In The Caspian Sea

King Neptune must be angry. Last week a crazy fire-eye ignited in on Mexico’s gulf coast, and last night a towering pillar of fire erupted in

July 5, 2021
Total Views: 6948

Sunday, May 30, 2021
INDONESIA-FERRY-FIRE
Fire Incidents

Watch As Hundreds Are Rescued From Massive Ferry Fire

(Reuters) – Search and rescue teams are looking for a person still missing after hundreds were rescued from a passenger ferry that caught fire in

May 30, 2021
Total Views: 9272

Saturday, August 22, 2020
Waymon L Boyd Dredge Fire
Fire Incidents

Rescuers Recover Two Bodies In US Dredge Explosion

by Gary McWilliams (Reuters) – The bodies of two of four workers missing after a dredging vessel caught fire and sank in Corpus Christi, Texas, harbor

August 22, 2020
Total Views: 138

Friday, August 21, 2020
Corpus Christi Dredge Explosion
Fire Incidents

4 Missing After Dredge Hits A Pipeline And Explodes in Corpus Christi

(Reuters) – Four members of the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd are missing after a fire and explosion near the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday,

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 255

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Fire Incidents

Major Tanker Fire After Collision With Barge Near Shanghai

At 03:39 local time this morning the 308 foot (94m) tanker Long Qing 1 with approximately  3000 tons of fuel on board collided with a sand barge about 1.5

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 98

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
California rescue teams remove a body from burned out dive boat.
Fire Incidents

NTSB Begins Probe Into Deadly California Scuba Boat Fire

by Omar Younis (Reuters) – Federal safety investigators on Tuesday promised an exhaustive probe into the fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 20

Conception Dive Boat Fire Memorial
Fire Incidents

Anguish And Flowers Grow At California Dive Boat Memorial

by Omar Younis (Reuters) – Members of the close-knit Santa Barbara boating community gathered on Tuesday to construct a makeshift memorial to the 34

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 3

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Yutaka Katada, president of shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd. points to a picture of their tanker Kokuka Courageous, one of two that were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, during a news conference in Tokyo
Fire Incidents

Kokuka Courageous Anchors Off UAE Coast

by Lisa Barrington (Reuters) – One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is

June 16, 2019
Total Views: 9

Friday, March 1, 2019
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Defense

FIRE IN ANTARCTIC OCEAN Aboard USCG’s Last Heavy Icebreaker

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 109

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
sincerity ace fire
Blog

What Went Wrong? Back-to-Back Casualties Kick Off 2019

It’s been an active beginning to 2019 in terms of maritime casualties.  The phone at the Panama Marine Accident Investigation Department was likely

January 29, 2019
Total Views: 542

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
el-venizelo-ferry-fire-greece
Fire Incidents

Ferry Ignites With 1,016 POB In Greece

by Alkis Konstantinidis (Reuters) – A passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard returned safely to the port of Piraeus in the early hours on Wednesday

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 5