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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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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
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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
Total Views: 229

Sunday, June 18, 2017
55 Rescued From Grounded Nantucket Ferry
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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
Total Views: 97

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Cruise Ship M/V Caledonian Sky
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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
Total Views: 75

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Australia Charges $120m for Ship Damage To Great Barrier Reef
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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
Total Views: 78

Monday, September 5, 2016
Turkish Ro-Ro Runs Into Residential Community In Southern Greece
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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: 107

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Mega-containership grounded off Southampton
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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
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Cargo Ship Breakup France

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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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
juno grounding polsteam
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M/V Juno Damage Photos

On 20 April, the handysize bulk carrier M/V Juno carrying a cargo of sugar grounded in the St. Lawrence River after suffering a steering casualty.  The

April 29, 2015
Total Views: 107

Monday, April 20, 2015
polsteam juno aground
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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

April 20, 2015
Total Views: 167

Friday, March 6, 2015
orebi? aground
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High Winds Ground Cargo Ship in Split, Croatia

In a recent storm, the unmanned and unladen cargo ship Orebic dragged anchor and was stranded on the shore of Marjan hill in Split, Croatia. The following

March 6, 2015
Total Views: 79

Thursday, March 5, 2015
mv miyama bulk carrier
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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

March 5, 2015
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
santa lucia aground delaware bay
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Reefer Ship Runs Aground in Delaware Bay [UPDATE]

The U.S. Coast Guard reports today a 470-foot cargo ship full of fresh produce is aground in the middle of Delaware Bay near Miah Maull Shoal.  The

January 27, 2015
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
mol express aground
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Watch Japanese Tugs Free Grounded Containership MOL Express

A spectator on shore captured the following high quality video of Japanese tugboats working together to free the containership MOL Express after she ran

January 21, 2015
Total Views: 30

Monday, September 8, 2014
Photos Show Bulker Grounding in Greece
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Photos Show Bulker Grounding in Greece

New photos from the Hellenic Coast Guard show the MV Ince Inebolu bulk carrier hard aground in

September 8, 2014
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Sunday, September 7, 2014
Cargo Ship Refloated in Iceland – PHOTOS

Cargo Ship Refloated in Iceland – PHOTOS

Efforts are underway today to refloat a Cyprus-flagged cargo ship that ran hard aground along the east coast of

September 7, 2014
Total Views: 53

Friday, September 5, 2014
american spirit bulk carrier
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Veteran ‘Laker’ Refloated Near Mackinac Island – Update

Update: The 1978-built American Spirit freighter has been refloated and cleared to continue to its next port of call after running aground Thursday in the

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 52

Thursday, August 28, 2014
ferry cetacea
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Boston Area Ferry Runs Aground

The U.S. Coast Guard reported last night that rescue crews from Point Allerton, a station near Boston, responded to a ferry that ran aground in Lynn Harbor,

August 28, 2014
Total Views: 35

Monday, August 18, 2014
Chilean ferry Amadeo
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Chilean Ferry Amadeo Capsizes After Running Aground

The Chilean ferry “Amadeo” is seen after it ran aground in the area of Paso Kirke, near Puerto Natales city, south of Santiago after running

August 18, 2014
Total Views: 54

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Typhoon Washes Tanker Ashore Near Kaohsiung
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Typhoon Washes Tanker Ashore Near Kaohsiung

As Typhoon Matmo struck Taiwan on Wednesday, the Belize-flagged product tanker Sheng Chang became stranded on a beach near the port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

July 23, 2014
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