Incidents


Friday, April 8, 2022
Fire Incidents

Trinity Spirit Ship Blast Followed $200 Million Trail Of Debt Defaults

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) The owners of an oil-production and storage ship had a history of financial problems before the vessel blew up in Nigerian

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 20687

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Russian Superyacht Crescent,
Incidents

Norway Refuses To Fuel Russian Super-Yacht

Norway refuses to bunker the Russian Super-yacht Ragnar but lets it plug into power “so they’re not freezing to death.” By Jill R. Shah and Lars Erik

March 17, 2022
Total Views: 10816

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Empty Maersk shipping containers
Maritime Security Incidents

Maersk Runs Back To Russia For Empty Containers

by Kirsten Donovan  (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk still has vessels calling at Russian ports to deliver containers booked before

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 108708

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
Total Views: 12413

Thursday, March 10, 2022
oil tanker crew member
Maritime Security Incidents

Crews Start Abandoning Ships In Ukraine

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Some shipowners have begun to ask crew to abandon their ships stuck off the coast of Ukraine, as Russia’s invasion of its

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 38588

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Norwegian-born shipping tycoon Fredriksen
Maritime Security Incidents

Billionaire Orders Tanker To Load Toxic Russian Cargo Near War Zone

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday, while Joe Biden shutdown US ports to Russian oil, Frontline tankers (NYSE: FRO), founded by the billionaire John

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 16973

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol
Maritime Security Incidents

Ship Insurers Extend War Risk Zone “Close To Romania”

by Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – London’s marine insurance market has widened the area of waters around the Black Sea and Sea of Azov that it

March 8, 2022
Total Views: 2471

Friday, March 4, 2022
seafarer on deck with a mask
Maritime Security Incidents

Over 1,000 Mariners Are Stranded Near Ukraine

By Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) About 140 ships have been trapped off the coast of Ukraine, putting more than a thousand seafarers in harm’s way.

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 3232

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Fire Incidents

Bentleys And Lambos Sink In Storm Aboard Burning Ship Felicity Ace

By Monica Raymunt (Bloomberg) The cargo ship that caught fire in the Atlantic while transporting roughly 4,000 Volkswagen AG vehicles to the U.S. has sunk

March 1, 2022
Total Views: 6453

Saturday, February 26, 2022
bonga fpso shell oil production
Oil Spill

Shell Faces U.K. Showdown Over Delayed Impact From Cataclysmic Bonga Oil Spill

By Katharine Gemmell, Feb 26, 2022(Bloomberg) –A group of Nigerians want a trial against Royal Dutch Shell Plc in the U.K. for what they allege was a

February 26, 2022
Total Views: 1954

Monday, February 21, 2022
Trinity Spirit FPOS
Fire Incidents

Nigeria’s Deadly Exploding FPSO Has Peers All Over The World

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) Trinity Spirit, the decades-old, oil-storage ship that blew up off the coast of Nigeria recently — killing some of its

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 4457

Saturday, February 12, 2022
Oil Spill

How AUVs Are Used To Spot Oil Plumes After A Spill

(The Conversation)- On April 20, 2010, the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, burned, sank in the Gulf of Mexico and terrified the world. This

February 12, 2022
Total Views: 1706

Saturday, February 5, 2022
Oil Spill

Peru Authorizes Temporary Restart Repsol Refinery After Oil Spill

By Marco Aquino LIMA, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Peru’s environmental inspector, responding to fuel supply shortages, on Saturday authorized temporary

February 5, 2022
Total Views: 1177

Sunday, January 30, 2022
Oil Spill

Oil Spill Threatens Corals In Eastern Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Authorities are rushing to prevent an oil spill in eastern Thailand from damaging fragile corals, after officials said on

January 30, 2022
Total Views: 1764

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Oil Spill

Navy Ships Deployed To Contain Oil Spill In The Gulf Of Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan 29 (Reuters) – A beach in eastern Thailand was declared a disaster area on Saturday as oil leaking from an underwater pipeline in the Gulf

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 905

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Piracy

Pirates Attack Bunker Tanker Off Ivory Coast -Report

A bunker tanker has been attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off the Ivory Coast, maritime security firm Dryad Global has confirmed. “Pirates are

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 3118

Saturday, January 22, 2022
superyacht
Incidents

Stolen Yachts Used To Smuggle Migrants From Turkey To Italy

ATHENS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – European police have dismantled a criminal network that made hundreds of millions of euros smuggling migrants from Turkey to

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 4200

Friday, January 14, 2022
Piracy

Maritime Piracy Worldwide Falls to Lowest Level in Decades, But Caution Urged

Incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks reached the lowest recorded level since 1994, according to ICC International Maritime Bureau’s

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 939

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Incidents

Costa Concordia Survivors Can Still Hear Screams A Decade Later

By Gabriele Pileri (Reuters) Ester Percossi can still hear the screams, feel the cold and see the terror in people’s eyes. She is one of the survivors of

January 13, 2022
Total Views: 2781

Friday, January 7, 2022
Defense

BIMCO Urges Gulf of Guinea States to Step Up Prosecution of Pirates

Shipping association BIMCO is urging countries in the Gulf of Guinea region to step up the prosecution of suspected pirates following the release of three

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 1457