Sunday, October 24, 2021
Zim Kingston Fire
Fire Incidents

Zim Kingston Fire ‘Appears To Be Contained’

by Bhargav Acharya (Reuters) A fire broke out on Saturday on containers on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia, and the Canadian Coast

October 24, 2021
Total Views: 3695

Zim Kingston Fire
Fire Incidents

10 Abandon Zim Kingston But Firefighting Efforts Continue

by Bhargav Acharya (Reuters) The Canadian Coast Guard said it is monitoring a fire that broke out on a container ship off the coast of Victoria, British

October 24, 2021
Total Views: 4871

Thursday, October 21, 2021
oil tanker crew member
Incidents

WISTA Supports Midshipman X And Condemns ‘Horrific And Egregious’ Assaults At Sea

by John Konrad (gCaptain) This week the U.S. branch of Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) issued a strong statement of

October 21, 2021
Total Views: 1348

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
durban port harbor deepening
Fire Incidents

Transnet Probes Fires That Ignited South African Ports Last Week

By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) Transnet SOC, South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company, is investigating the cause of fires that disrupted bulk

October 19, 2021
Total Views: 1063

Monday, October 18, 2021
Piracy

Global Piracy Incidents Fall to Lowest Level in Decades, IMB Says

Reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea fell to the lowest recorded number in nearly three decades in the first nine months of 2021, according to

October 18, 2021
Total Views: 1504

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iranian Supertanker Departs Venezuela In Probable Breach Of U.S. Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga and Deisy Buitrago HOUSTON/CARACAS, Oct 16 (Reuters) – An Iran-flagged supertanker on Saturday was about to set sail from Venezuelan

October 17, 2021
Total Views: 2730

Saturday, October 16, 2021
Sahand Destroyer
Piracy

Iranian Navy Fends Off Pirate Attack On Oil Tanker

By Arsalan Shahla (Bloomberg) –An Iranian warship foiled a pirate attack against one of the country’s oil vessels in the Gulf of Aden following a

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 2819

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
maersk-ship-stack-logo
Incidents

Maersk Tweets Messages Of Support For Midshipman X

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, has joined a growing chorus of voices, that are speaking out in support of Midshipman X, the college student the US Merchant Marine

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 2134

Monday, October 11, 2021
maersk ship
Incidents

Maersk Suspends 5 In Midshipman X Rape Case While Officer’s Union Remains Silent

Nick Savvides (TheLoadstar) Maersk provides new information on Midshipman X rape

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 17753

Oil Spill

California Beaches To Reopen After Oil Spill

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Beaches in a southern California city that were shut because of an oil spill last week are set to reopen on Monday morning,

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 491

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Photo Of USMMA Midshipman With Class Ring
Incidents

Rape At Sea – An Open Letter To USMMA Midshipman X

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today Deputy Maritime Administrator Lucinda Lessley ordered a one-day safety stand-down at the United States Merchant Marine

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 28837

Saturday, October 9, 2021
California Oil Spill Recovery Vessel
Oil Spill

Ship Boardings Continue As USCG Is ‘Convinced An Anchor Is To Blame For California Oil Spill’

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) The underwater pipeline that spilled as many as 3,000 barrels of oil off California’s coast may have been dragged by a ship

October 9, 2021
Total Views: 2946

Sunday, October 3, 2021
oil spill
Oil Spill

Major Oil Spill Washes Ashore In California

Update: Everything We Know About the Southern California Oil Spill Right Now By Jonathan Allen Oct 3 (Reuters) – A large oil spill off the California

October 3, 2021
Total Views: 2311

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Opium poppy plants
Maritime Security Incidents

Indian Port Seizes $2.7B In Taliban Heroin

By Sumit Khanna (Reuters) Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 3411

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Incidents

Third Tanker Carrying Iranian Fuel Underway To Lebanon

DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter

September 19, 2021
Total Views: 1965

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Ship Smoking
Evergreen

Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 12690

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Rescued Migrants arrive in Dover
Lifesaving Incidents

Young Children Among Migrants Rescued From English Channel

DUNGENESS, England, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Two small children were among the dozens of migrants rescued from the English Channel on Tuesday after a summer

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 892

Oil Spill

Talos Says Its Assets Are Not the Source of Large Oil Slick Off Port Fourchon

Houston-based Talos Energy has again stated that its assets were not the source of an oil release in Bay Marchand Block 5, off the coast of Port Fourchon,

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 774

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Piracy

Two Crew Injured by Pirate Gunfire Off Gabon; One Missing

Two crew members of an offshore supply vessel were injured during a pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Gabon, the International Maritime

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 2828

Monday, September 6, 2021
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The crew witnessed an 11-mile rainbow sheen that the Coast Guard is actively monitoring.
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1320