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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
National Commission releases final report on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Defense

National Commission releases final report on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Today, The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling release its final report on its investigation into the Deepwater

January 11, 2011
Total Views: 159

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Blog

Vessel with history of incidents grounds in Norway

According to this report from the popular European shipping magazine Shipgaz, the timber-laden M/V Mirabelle had just one officer on watch when the vessel

November 23, 2010
Total Views: 31

Incidents

Investigative report explores F/V Lady Mary sinking

For those of you who caught Maritime Monday this morning, hopefully you found the link over to Chapter 1 of the Star Ledger’s report into the mysterious

November 23, 2010
Total Views: 110

Friday, November 19, 2010
Collision

Maritime New Zealand passes out blame on Ady Gil incident

This video was an instant classic the second it hit the web and now, after months of deliberation by the powers that be, we officialy have someone to blame! 

November 19, 2010
Total Views: 161

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Video

Massive sink hole swallows Brazilian port – VIDEO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJcJVxxAFvY The video above shows the a giant sink hole as it rips apart and literally swallows the Amazonian port of

November 9, 2010
Total Views: 89

Saturday, September 11, 2010
NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Philabelphia Duck Boat Collision
Lifesaving Incidents

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Philabelphia Duck Boat Collision

The National Transportations Safety Board today released its preliminary report on its investigation into the April collision between a barge and a passenger

September 11, 2010
Total Views: 171

Monday, August 2, 2010
Incidents

BSU Releases MOB Report – No Lifejacket, Again

Germany’s Bundesstelle für Seeunfalluntersuchung, Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation, has released its report of a man overboard in the

August 2, 2010
Total Views: 3

Thursday, April 15, 2010
Oil Spill

Shen Neng 1: Fatigue, Inexperience, Wrong Chart

In essence, a simple succession of errors on the part of a very tired crew member resulted in the grounding of Shen Neng 1 on Douglas Shoal, part of

April 15, 2010
Total Views: 90

Thursday, March 18, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Solo Fisherman Caught in His Own Net! (Accident Investigation Report)

The following is posted by Fred Fry: Here is an investigation report covering an accident where a fisherman alone on his fishing vessel managed to get caught

March 18, 2010
Total Views: 21

Thursday, May 7, 2009
Collision

NTSB Releases Final Report on Cosco Busan Allision

Earlier today, the National Transportation Safety Board released its final report on the allision of the M/V Cosco Busan with the Delta Tower of the San

May 7, 2009
Total Views: 192

Friday, September 19, 2008
Oil Spill

Cosco Busan – Radar Images And NTSB Transcript

Back in November we worked with a number of organizations to bring you the path of the Cosco Busan on the day of its allision with San Francisco’s Bay

September 19, 2008
Total Views: 30

Saturday, March 29, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Bourbon Dolphin Report

Incidents always have a human factor. Fathers are lost at sea leaving friends, family, wives and sometimes young children behind. Media reports and incident

March 29, 2008
Total Views: 724

Saturday, December 22, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress Of The North – Preliminary Report Published

The preliminary report on the Empress Of The North grounding and subsequent abandonment (no fatalities) was released by the NTSB today. The BBC reports; Marino

December 22, 2007
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Official Report on the M/V Pasha Bulker

The ship that made gCaptain famous is back in the headlines. The M/V Pasha Bulker, a 76,741 deadweight ton Panamax bulk carrier launched in 2006, is the

December 5, 2007
Total Views: 243

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Oil Spill

San Francisco Pilot’s Report Published

The San Francisco Chronicle has published the Pilot’s Report on the Cosco Busan Incident. Here are the parts of interest to mariners; Meadows said

November 13, 2007
Total Views: 4
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