Thursday, October 22, 2020
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...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 1817

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 were recovered on Saturday,...

August 22, 2020
Total Views: 16

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, causing the U.S....

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 57

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 nautical...

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 29

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 as many of the charred bodies...

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 7

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 people believed to have perished when their...

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 0

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 now...

June 16, 2019
Total Views: 4

Friday, March 1, 2019
uscg icebreaker polar star
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 room about...

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 42

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 ringing off the hook with three major...

January 29, 2019
Total Views: 22

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 after it reported a fire...

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, June 18, 2018
Ship Fire Port Kembla Australia
Fire Incidents

Port Kembla Reopens After Bulker Blaze

by Nick Ford (Reuters) – A fire in the hold of a bulker ship on Monday briefly closed Australia’s Port Kembla, the second-largest coal export port in New South Wales...

June 18, 2018
Total Views: 3

Sunday, April 8, 2018
Fire Incidents

Cargo Owners Still Waiting For Maersk Honam Containers

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) A month after the blaze that claimed the lives of five seafarers on the 15,262 teu Maersk Honam, cargo owners still have no idea when they...

April 8, 2018
Total Views: 4

Sunday, January 28, 2018
A rescue ship works to extinguish the fire on the burning Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea
Fire Incidents

Bodies Of Three Sanchi Crew Members Identified

(Reuters) – The bodies of three of the crew of the Sanchi, the tanker involved in the worst oil ship disaster in decades off the coast of China, have been...

January 28, 2018
Total Views: 10

Friday, October 6, 2017
cheshire fire
Fire Incidents

Incredible Incident Photo Shows British Bulk Carrier During Fertilizer Fire

A new photo released by Spanish Maritime Search and Rescue Society shows just what can happen when 50,000 tons of fertilizer overheats during transit.  The photo shows the 56,000 dwt British...

October 6, 2017
Total Views: 152

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
M/V Top Trader
Fire Incidents

Venezuela Coke Exports Resume After Koch Industries’ Fire Damaged Ship Departs

by Marianna Parraga (Reuters) A vessel carrying Venezuelan petroleum coke whose load caught fire set sail late on Tuesday for Colombia, allowing exports from the terminal to resume after a three-week...

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 3

Saturday, September 3, 2016
Fire Incidents

WATCH: Evacuation Of High End Luxury Cruise Ship In Italy

The Sea Dream I, a luxury cruise ship operated by SeaDream Yacht Club, suddenly caught fire Thursday with 166 people aboard while the ship was off the coast of Calabria, in southern...

September 3, 2016
Total Views: 11

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Fire Incidents

Huge Containership Burns In Port Hamburg

A 9,000 TEU containership suffered a major fire in its cargo area while berthed the port of Hamburg on Thursday. The Hamburg Water Police reports that the 300 meter CCNI Arauco...

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 12

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line
Fire Incidents

US Jury Acquits Lawyer Accused Of Fraud In Deepwater Horizon Case

By Jonathan Stempel Reuters) A prominent Texas lawyer was acquitted on Thursday of charges he made up thousands of fake clients to sue BP Plc for damages that the oil...

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Caribbean Fantasy ferry vessel life-rafts
Fire Incidents

500+ Rescued From Puerto Rico Ferry Inferno

by Laila Kearney (Reuters) Hundreds of people were rescued from a smoldering passenger ferry ship Caribbean Fantasy that caught fire off Puerto Rico this morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The Coast...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 6

Coast Guard, locals rescue 511 responding to vessel fire near San Juan
Fire Incidents

Ferry Fire – Hundreds Plucked From Burning Puerto Rico Ferry

The Coast Guard responded Wednesday morning to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger/cargo vessel Caribbean Fantasy, approximately 2 nautical miles north of San Juan Harbor in Puerto Rico. The vessel...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 22