Monday, September 6, 2021
Oil Spill

Oil Leaking Into In U.S. Gulf Of Mexico Has Slowed

HOUSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) — U.S. offshore oil producer Talos Energy said on Sunday that the rate of oil flowing from a spill of unknown origin

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1122

Sunday, September 5, 2021
Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August 31, 2021.
Oil Spill

Miles-Long Gulf Oil Spill Investigated by Coast Guard

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) –Federal authorities are responding to a 14-mile long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico discovered in the aftermath of

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 2530

Kids Safety At Sea Sailboat Training - Storm Trysail
Lifesaving Incidents

Safe Boating Practices This Labor Day Weekend

The Coast Guard reminds mariners and beach goers to exercise caution and practice safe boating during the Labor Day holiday weekend.  Labor Day weekend

September 5, 2021
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Saturday, September 4, 2021
A miles long black slick floating in the Gulf of Mexico near Enterprise Offshore Drilling Rig. Photos via NOAA
Oil Spill

Divers To Locate Source Of Reported Oil Spill in Gulf

by Andrea Shalal (Reuters) A private dive team will try to locate the source of a suspected oil spill spotted in the Marchand area of the Gulf of Mexico

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 2456

Friday, September 3, 2021
Lifesaving Incidents

Coast Guard Medevacs Shark Attack Victim From Fishing Vessel

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crew member from a fishing vessel after a shark attack approximately 35 miles southeast of Grand

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 6975

Fuel leaks from a capsized boat
Oil Spill

Ida Leaves Toxic Chemicals, Oil Spills, And Sewage Swirling In Her Wake

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) Exxon Mobil released sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide at its Baton Rouge refinery as Hurricane Ida churned ashore. A broken

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 2372

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Baniyas power plant oil spill syria
Oil Spill

Syrian Oil Spill From Baniyas Power Plant Spreads Into Mediterranean

(Reuters)–A massive fuel oil leak occurred last week from a power plant in Baniyas, located on Syria’s Mediterranean coast, according to naval tracking

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 1519

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Lifesaving Incidents

23 Migrants Rescued In Mediterranean Sea

(Reuters)–Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms located a wooden boat on Tuesday (August 31) in the Mediterranean Sea carrying 23 migrants, including 4

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 979

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
Total Views: 3067

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
Total Views: 2467

Sunday, August 29, 2021
NASA Photo Of Aegean Sea
Lifesaving Incidents

Togo-Flagged Cargo Ship Sinks In The Aegean Sea

ATHENS, Aug 28 (Reuters) – A Togo-flagged cargo ship sank on Saturday after hitting Greek islets in the Aegean Sea but all 16 crew were rescued, the

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 3547

Bangladesh ferry Shariatpur 1
Collision

At Least 19 People Killed And Dozens Missing After Bangladesh Ferry Accident

DHAKA, Aug 27 (Reuters) — At least 19 people were killed and dozens were missing after a boat packed with passengers slammed into a vessel transporting

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2225

Friday, August 27, 2021
Fire Incidents

Pemex Uses Nitrogen In Hopes To Resume Oil Output After Major Fire

By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) Petroleos Mexicanos is resorting to nitrogen injections into offshore oil wells to quickly restore output following a major

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 1418

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
ship private security
Piracy

Piracy, Safety Risks Stoke Shipping’s Re-Think of Security

By Damian Shepherd (Bloomberg) — Some of the world’s largest shipping organizations are drafting a plan to deal with the changing nature of piracy and

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 2003

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
piracy pirates ship
Piracy

Will Drones And Warships Be Enough To Tackle The World’s Latest Piracy Hotspot?

By Libby George (Reuters) Helicopters hover above a patrol vessel in Nigeria’s frenetic Apapa port as attack boats zoom past. On the dock, drones

August 17, 2021
Total Views: 2986

Monday, August 16, 2021
somali piracy
Piracy

Shipping Industry Agrees to Reduce Size of Indian Ocean ‘High Risk Area’ for Piracy

With a continued downward trend in Somali piracy incidents, a group of the leading shipping organizations have agreed to reduce the geographic boundaries of

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 1917

Saturday, August 14, 2021
MINERVA_SYMPHONY Tanker Black Sea
Oil Spill

Russia Opens Criminal Investigation Over Black Sea Tanker Spill

by Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) Russian investigators were conducting searches at the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) after last Saturday’s oil spill near

August 14, 2021
Total Views: 2212

Friday, August 13, 2021
Piracy

Pirate Attack Reported Off Somalia -UKMTO

Pirates have attacked a vessel off the east coast of Somalia, UK Maritime Trade Organization said in an advisory Friday. The attack took place Friday, August

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 2172

Friday, August 6, 2021
Israeli Rear Admiral Ido Ben-Moshe
Maritime Security Incidents

Israel Prepared To Attack Iran To Protect Shipping

By Alisa Odenheimer (Bloomberg) Israel is prepared to attack Iran, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said, as his country lobbied for a response to a fatal drone

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 3171

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Asphalt Queen tanker
Maritime Security Incidents

Boarders Exit Asphalt Princess Off UAE

DUBAI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Oman on Wednesday identified the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess as the tanker involved in a hijacking which Britain’s

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 2577