Grounding Incidents


Sunday, April 17, 2022
Ever Forward Free
Grounding Incidents

Salvage Team Frees Ever Forward Containership

by John Kornad (gCaptain) After weeks of heavy salvage work in the Chesapeake Bay, the massive continership Ever Forward is free and underway.  The

April 17, 2022
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Saturday, April 9, 2022
EVER FORWARD Salvage
Blog

Container Feeder Barge: A solution for a grounding such as Ever Forward?

by Rish Madden – Ever Forward grounded on the Chesapeake Bay on March 13, 2022.  The current salvage plan includes removal of a large number of

April 9, 2022
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Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Norwegian Escape Bow
Cruise Ships

NCL Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Grounding

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) A Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. luxury liner carrying thousands of passengers that ran aground while trying to leave a port in

March 15, 2022
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Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Bow Of Fragmented Crimson Polaris Is Towed Into Hachinohe Port

In regard to the grounding of wood chip carrier Crimson Polaris that occurred off the coast of Hachinohe on August 11, the bow part of the fragmented hull was

August 31, 2021
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Monday, August 30, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Ferry Runs Aground Off The Spanish Island Of Ibiza Leaving 10-Year-Old Seriously Injured

(Reuters)–A ferry ran aground off the Spanish island of Ibiza on Saturday night, August 28, an incident the emergency services told local media had

August 30, 2021
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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Heng Tong 77 Salvage
Grounding Incidents

Pakistan Starts Heng Tong 77 Salvage

By Syed Raza Hassan (Reuters) – Pakistani port authorities plan to remove fuel from a merchant ship that ran aground in rough seas last week before

July 27, 2021
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Thursday, April 1, 2021
Russian FPSO MARSHAL VASILEVSKIY Transiting the Suez Canal
Accidents

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

April 1, 2021
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Thursday, March 25, 2021
Ever Given Containership Bow With Front End loader
Grounding Incidents

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

March 25, 2021
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Ever Given Suez Backhoe
Grounding Incidents

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

March 25, 2021
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Suez-Canal Southern Entrance
Finance

The $9.6 Billion A Day Price Of A Suez Stuck Ship

By Aaron Clark (Bloomberg) –A back-of-the-envelope calculation shows there’s about $9.6 billion worth of daily marine traffic halted by the massive

March 25, 2021
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Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal
Grounding Incidents

How To Remove A Ship Stuck In The Suez Canal

By Ann Koh and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) When you can’t shift a ship that’s stuck fast into the wall of a canal that’s vital to world trade, there’s

March 24, 2021
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Accidents

Will The Golden Ray Salvage Threaten OPA 90?

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the historic Oil Pollution Act of 1990 but a new salvage case may threaten to remove hard won environmental

February 4, 2020
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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
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Monday, October 30, 2017
freighter aground in germany
Grounding Incidents

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

October 30, 2017
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Sunday, June 18, 2017
Grounding Incidents

55 Rescued From Grounded Nantucket Ferry

The Coast Guard teamed-up with local responders late Friday and early Saturday to rescue 55 people stranded aboard a high-speed ferry that hit a jetty while

June 18, 2017
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Cruise Ship M/V Caledonian Sky
Grounding Incidents

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

March 16, 2017
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Grounding Incidents

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

September 7, 2016
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Monday, September 5, 2016
Grounding Incidents

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

September 5, 2016
Total Views: 70

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Grounding Incidents

Mega-containership grounded off Southampton

(TheLoadstar) One of the world’s largest boxships is being inspected for any damages following a brief grounding incident in the UK yesterday. The

August 23, 2016
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Cargo Ship Breakup France
Accidents

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.

May 6, 2015
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