Livestock Carrier Detained in Australia After Experiencing Stability Issues -Incident Video

Australia ordered that all cattle be removed from a Panama-flagged livestock carrier after the vessel ran into stability issues shortly after leaving port last Thursday. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority ordered that the vessel, named Jawan, be detained as it investigated. The incident took place at Australia's Port of Portland. According to reports, the Jawan … [Read more...]

Watch: Ferry Rams Pier in Front of San Francisco’s Ferry Building A ferry crashed into a pier in front of San Francisco's iconic Ferry Building on Friday afternoon, causing minor injuries to two passengers.  The Coast Guard said it was notified of the allision by a crew member aboard the ferry San Francisco at about 2:40 p.m. There were reports of two minor injuries that did not … [Read more...]

NYK Unveils Zero-Emission Pure Car and Truck Carrier Concept

Japanese shipping company NYK has unveiled plans for a zero-emission Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) that could help the group achieve its long-term decarbonization goals. The conceptual design, which NYK calls the Super Eco Ship 2050, builds on its previous concept ship the NYK Super Eco Ship 2030, unveiled in 2009, but with an updated design that makes use of advances in … [Read more...]

Video: AIS Animation Shows Collision Between Oil Tanker and Norwegian Frigate

Check out this an AIS animation below showing Thursday's collision between an oil tanker and a Norwegian frigate taking place in the Hjeltefjorden fjord on the west coast of Norway. As you can see, the tanker Sola TS had just departed a terminal with an escort tug alongside when it collided with the KNM Helge Ingstad, identified in the video as NATO WARSHIP F313, at around … [Read more...]

Caught on Video: HM Coastguard Rescues Fishermen from Capsized Vessel in English Channel

Four fisherman have been rescued after their fishing vessel capsized in the English Channel approximately 14 nautical miles south of Eastbourne, England on Thursday. The HM Coastguard successfully winched two of the fisherman from the overturned hull of the fishing vessel, while a nearby ship rescued two others from the water. The UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency … [Read more...]