Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Marine Reinsurance Firms Expect Giant Suez Blockage Claims
by Carolyn Cohn (Reuters) – The recent blockage of the Suez Canal is likely to lead to large reinsurance claims, adding to upward pressure on marine reinsurance rates, James Vickers,...
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Watch: How To Salvage A Grounded Suez Canal Mega-Ship
How long could the Suez Canal salvage operation take? Could the mega containership Ever Given capsize? Could her hull crack and spill oil like the grounded bunker Wakashio did in...
Suez Canal Choked as Elite Salvage Team Tackles Stuck Ship
*Despite having three days to arrange travel, the salvage team is just starting to arrive in Egypt. *”The best chance for returning shipping to normal may not come until Sunday or Monday...
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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...
Monday, October 30, 2017
Bulk Carrier Goes Aground During Deadly Storm in Germany
BERLIN, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Shallow waters off a North Sea island complicated efforts on Monday to dislodge a large freighter that ran aground as Germany began cleaning up after...
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Noble Caledonia Cruise Ship Rams Pristine Coral Reef
(TheGuardian) One of the main coral reefs at Raja Ampat, an Indonesian island chain home to perhaps the world’s richest marine biodiversity, was severely damaged this month when a Bahamian-flagged...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Australia Charges $120m for Ship Damage To Great Barrier Reef
Australia is asking Shenzhen Energy Transport, the owners of the Chinese coal carrier Shen Neng 1, to pay $120m for damage to the Great Barrier Reef. But Shenzhen Energy Transport says it won’t...
Monday, September 5, 2016
Turkish Ro-Ro Runs Into Residential Community In Southern Greece
The Turkey flagged RoRo SAFFET BEY ran hard aground at a full speed of 16 knots around midnight Saturday morning, on the west side of the natural harbor of Prophet Elias, Lakonias, Greece. The...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Watch as Huge Waves Split Cargo Ship In Half [VIDEO]
This unreal video from the gCaptain archives was shot last year from the shoreline of Anglet, France. Read about it, and see more photos and video HERE. Considering making a...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015
Bulk Carrier Narrowly Misses Bridge and Runs Hard Aground on the St. Lawrence
Update: Grounded Bulk Carrier Stopping Traffic on St. Lawrence River Polsteam’s 621-foot handysize bulk carrier Juno grounded today as she was making her way through the St. Lawrence Seaway and...
Friday, March 6, 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Bulk Carrier Cracks a Cylinder, Runs Aground in Columbia River
The 738-foot bulk carrier Miyama is back underway this morning, under escort by the tugs Deschutes and Sommer S enroute to Kalama, Oregon after the crew effected repairs to the ship’s...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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