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...]

Watch: U.S. Navy’s $13 Billion Supercarrier Conducts High-Speed Turn Test

The U.S. Navy next-generation aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), returned to sea for this week for a series of sea trials prior to returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. The sea trials took place off the U.S. east coast after the aircraft carrier completed a 15-month pierside maintenance period, known as a Post Shakedown Availability (PSA), at Huntington … [Read more...]

Watch: Tug Has Trouble with Cruise Ship in San Francisco

Check out this incident video showing a tugboat being trapped between the cruise ship Star Princess and a pier in San Francisco. The incident took place on October 2 at San Francisco's James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27. Not many details are available, including whether or not the tug or pier were damaged in the incident. One thing is certain, however... that … [Read more...]

New Video Shows Stolt Tanker Explode in South Korea A new video obtained by Tradewinds shows the moment a Stolt tanker exploded while preparing for a ship-to-ship cargo transfer in Busan, South Korea over the weekend. As we reported, about a dozen people suffered only minor injuries when the explosion rocked the cargo section of the 43,000 dwt chemical tanker Stolt … [Read more...]

Stolt Tanker Rocked by Major Explosion in Ulsan, South Korea

Update: Stolt Tankers reports that the fire in the cargo section of Stolt Groenland has been extinguished. The Bow Dalian, which was moored alongside at the time of the explosion, has been moved away to an adjacent berth. One crew member on board the Stolt Groenland sustained minor injuries in the blast. Odfjell said its Bow Dalian was preparing for ship-to-ship … [Read more...]