Investigation Video Details Helge Ingstad Collision – Must Watch

The below video was released as part of the Accident Investigation Board of Norway’s part one report on its one report on 8 November 2018 collision between the Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad and oil tanker Sola TS outside the Sture Terminal in Norway’s Hjeltefjord fjord near Bergen. The part one report contains the results of the AIBN’s investigation of the sequence of … [Read more...]

Maersk COO Soren Toft Steps Down Effective Immediately

Soren Toft, A.P. Møller – Mærsk’s Chief Operating Officer, Soren Toft is resigning from the role and will leave Maersk to pursue other opportunities, Maersk said in a statement Monday. Toft departure is effective immediately. Toft’s responsibilities as COO will be taken on by Søren Skou, Maerk’s CEO, effectively immediately until a replacement is found. Toft also … [Read more...]

Norway Releases Frigate Helge Ingstad Collision Report

Officials in Norway have released a report containing the results of the first phase of the Accident Investigation Board Norway’s investigation into the collision involving the Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad and the oil tanker Sola TS outside the Sture terminal in November 2018.  The first phase of the investigation sought to establish the sequence of events leading up … [Read more...]

No Proof: Greek Ship Manager Denies Involvement in Brazilian Oil Slick

SAO PAULO/ATHENS, Nov 2 (Reuters) - The manager of an oil tanker being probed by Brazilian authorities in connection with an oil spill off the country's coast has found "no proof" of the vessel conducting activities that may have led to leaks on a journey between Venezuela and Malaysia. In a statement sent to Reuters on Saturday, Delta Tankers Ltd, who manages the … [Read more...]

MARAD Presents Rare Gallant Ship Citation Award for Sincerity Ace Rescue

The crew of the U.S.-flagged ship M/V Green Lake has been presented with the U.S. Maritime Administration’s Gallant Ship Citation in recognition of their efforts in the response to the Sincerity Ace fire in the Pacific Ocean on December 31, 2018. The rare award has only awarded to 41 ships since 1944, and the last ship to receive the status was in 1944. U.S. Department of … [Read more...]