Friday, July 20, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

EPIRB Failure aboard the “Sean Seamour”

A harrowing story of the Emergency beacon failure aboard the sailing yacht "Sean Seamour". EPIRB links, information and winter North Atlantic

July 20, 2007
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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Unhappy Boat Owners – Cargo Offloading Gone Wrong brings us two very unhappy boat owners (click on the photos for info on what happened): After the

July 18, 2007
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Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship MSC Napoli Photo Slideshow

If your browser does not support the slideshow you can still view the photos HERE. The above photos slideshow is of the Container Ship “MSC Napoli”

July 17, 2007
Total Views: 250

Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship Sinking Video – “MSC Napoli” Salvage with Explosives

The beached vessel “MSC Napoli” was broken in two with the use of explosives as part of the $100m and rising salvage attempt. The Guardian UK tells

July 17, 2007
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Sunday, July 15, 2007

Damaged Cruise Ship Docks in Vanatu

We mostly think of Vanuatu as a flag of convenience state, not a port of refuge but that is what it has become for the P&O cruise ship Pacific

July 15, 2007
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Thursday, July 12, 2007
Oil Spill

Tanker Grounded off Coney Island, NY

After experiencing a steering problem the tanker “White Sea” ran aground off of Coney Island New York. The Gotahamist tells us: The White Sea, has

July 12, 2007
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Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Trouble in Paradise, Ro-Ro Sinks Off Ibiza Spain

Reports are starting to arrive of the Ro-Ro ship “Don Pedro” sinking off the coast of Ibiza, Spain. In a translated version of the story local

July 11, 2007
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Boston Ferry Collision The Above footage was taken by the Coast Guard during a post collision inspection of the Boston Ferry

July 11, 2007
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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Ital Florida – Container Casualties

Ship Spotting Forum brings us photos of the Ital Florida entering port. We have read conflicting reports on how this happened so check the site

July 10, 2007
Total Views: 624

Monday, July 9, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Captain of the beached ship “DenDen” Speaks

Hopefully you remember the DENDEN from our previous post, if not CLICK HERE to get up to speed. Today we found an interview with the vessel’s master;

July 9, 2007
Total Views: 263

Monday, July 2, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker is Finally FREE!

It’s officially we’ve had reports from our resident reporters Ian & MarkL, fellow bloggers and the “real” media all confirming that

July 2, 2007
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Sunday, July 1, 2007

Pasha Bulker Swung Out but Leaking Oil

The Sydney Morning Herald brings us this update: THE Pasha Bulker has budged but is still stuck fast on the reef at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle. Damage to the

July 1, 2007
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Saturday, June 30, 2007

What Are You Sinking About?

Here’s a great video (just play it on mute) of maritime disaster footage from around the world.

June 30, 2007
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Friday, June 29, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Questions and Answers

We have been receiving a lot of comments and interaction regarding our coverage of the Pasha Bulker story. There are many stories to cover on the seven seas

June 29, 2007
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Saturday, June 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Ship Aground off Indian Coast

A ship reportedly heading to Dubai has run aground on a beach in Mangalore India. Three people are confirmed dead the others have been rescued after jumping

June 23, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow

Here is a random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship “Pasha Bulker” grounded on Nobby’s Beach courtesy of Flickr. For

June 23, 2007
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Friday, June 22, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Maritime Experts Consider Dismantling Pasha Bulker For Scrap

In an interesting turn of events the salvage team working to remove the Coal Ship that ran aground on a popular Australian beach believe Pasha Bulker is

June 22, 2007
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Friday, June 15, 2007

Maritime Experts Delay Salvage of Grounded Vessel

The latest word from Newcastle, Australia is to wait before re-floating the grounded coal ship “Pasha Bulker”. The West gives us information

June 15, 2007
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Monday, June 11, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Catastrophe Possible Averted as M/V Pasha Bulker Salvage Operation Continues

After pouring over the media reports and available facts I’ve decided the story can best be said by our resident maritime experts, gCaptian’s r.

June 11, 2007
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Sunday, June 10, 2007
Fire Incidents

Philippine Ferry Incident – 255 People Caught in Ship Fire

Details are still emerging on a wood hulled ferry that caught fire shortly after departing Manila, Philippines. So far five people are confirmed dead and many

June 10, 2007
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