Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Maritime News

LNG Carrier ‘Grand Elena’ Holed After Bumping Dock in Russia

An LNG carrier laden with 145 cubic meters of gas struck a dock at the Sakhalin Energy project on the far eastern end of Russia on Tuesday, causing damage but...

November 28, 2018
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Maritime News

Cargo Ship Hits Bridge in Japan, Cutting Off Water Supply and Internet to 15,000

The Japanese island of Suo-Oshima is without water and internet this week after a ship hit a bridge on Monday, taking out piping on the underside of the bridge. Officials...

October 23, 2018
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
M/V Meganisi

Venezuela’s Main Oil Port Partially Operating After Tanker Allision

by Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – Venezuela’s main oil port of Jose is operating partially after a tanker collided with a dock at the weekend, curtailing state-run PDVSA’s ability to export...

August 29, 2018
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Carnival Ship Damages Manhattan Cruise Terminal During Docking Allision

This morning at 05:48 local time the cruise ship Carnival Horizon allided with the Manhattan Cruise Terminal pier at West 54th Street in New York City.   “The ship bumped...

August 28, 2018
Total Views: 25

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Nasty Oil Spill Closes Mississippi River Near New Orleans After Cargo Ship Hits Pier

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to reports of an oil spill after a cargo ship struck a pier near mile marker 100 on the lower Mississippi...

April 12, 2018
Total Views: 39

Monday, August 29, 2016
Maritime News

Passenger Vessel Carrying 447 Smashes Pier in Baltimore

A passenger vessel carrying nearly 450 people struck a pier in Baltimore on Sunday, causing damage but no serious injuries among passengers or crew. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that...

August 29, 2016
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Friday, April 1, 2016

Photos Show Damage to Detained ‘Star of Abu Dhabi’ Bulker After Mississippi River Allision

Some new photos obtained by gCaptain show damage to the Star of Abu Dhabi bulk carrier after it reportedly drifted into the dock of a Louisiana sugar refinery, causing millions...

April 1, 2016
Total Views: 55


WATCH: San Diego Harbor Cruise Plows Into Pier Right in Front of Tourists

A scary moment captured on video Thursday as a harbor cruise ship slammed into a crowded pier in San Diego, sending waiting tourists scrambling to get out of the way....

April 1, 2016
Total Views: 25

Monday, February 15, 2016

Caught on Video: Cargo Ship Slams Into Riverwalk in Bangkok

Video shows the moment the Singapore-flagged cargo ship Xetha Bhum plowed into a pedestrian walkway lining the Chao Phraya River near the Bhumibol Bridge in Bangkok, Thailand. The incident occurred...

February 15, 2016
Total Views: 241

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Maritime News

Tanker Has Tough Time Navigating Mississippi River Near New Orleans

An unladen tanker had a tough time navigating the Mississippi River near New Orleans on Tuesday, crashing into a water tank tower followed by a pier before anchoring. The U.S. Coast...

February 3, 2016
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Strong Winds Cause Ferry to Break Free in Melbourne

Severe winds in Melbourne, Australia caused a 194-meter ferry to break free from its moorings on Wednesday and crash into a pier with passengers on board.  The incident occurred when...

January 13, 2016
Total Views: 6

Monday, January 11, 2016

WATCH: Freighter Hits Famous ‘Old Evripos Bridge’ in Greece

Some spectator video shows the Greek freighter Olga M bang its way through the old Evripos Bridge in Chalcis, Greece. According to reports, neither the bridge or vessel sustained significant damage in...

January 11, 2016
Total Views: 42

Friday, December 4, 2015

Cargo Ship Takes Out Railway Bridge in Germany

A 111-meter cargo ship plowed through a span of a railway bridge Thursday in Germany, closing the bridge indefinitely. Reports say the general cargo ship MV Emsmoon was transiting the...

December 4, 2015
Total Views: 57

Monday, November 2, 2015
Maritime News

Major Damage Reported After Giant APL Containership Hits Crane at Port Said – UPDATE

  UPDATE (Nov 2) – As of Monday, the APL Temasek remained alongside the pier at which the incident occurred. A spokesperson for SCCT tells us that the area is...

November 2, 2015
Total Views: 76

Friday, October 2, 2015
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel in Oregon After Hitting Pier

  Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier spilled over 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel after alliding with a pier in Astoria, Oregon early Friday. The U.S. Coast Guard says it was alerted at...

October 2, 2015
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Cargo Ship Smashes Villa in Bosphorus Strait – INCIDENT PHOTOS

Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait was closed to ship traffic Tuesday after a cargo ship ran into a shoreside villa. The accident occurred at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday when the 106-meter Sierra Leone-flagged...

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 26

Friday, May 29, 2015

USS Arizona Incident – Military Sealift Command to Lead Investigation

  The Military Sealift Command will lead the U.S. Navy’s investigation into an incident involving the hospital ship USNS Mercy resulting in damage to a floating dock attached to the...

May 29, 2015
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Privocean Breaks From Moorings, Hits Tug and Crude Oil Tanker on Mississippi

Approximately 420 gallons of crude oil spilled into the lower Mississippi River near Convent, Louisiana yesterday after the 751-foot bulk carrier Privocean broke free from her moorings and drifted down...

April 7, 2015
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
diamond edge crewboat sinking

Crewboat Sinks in Gulf of Mexico After Collision With Halliburton Liftboat [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

The crewboat Diamond Edge, owned by Jewel Marine allided was involved in a collision with the Halliburton-owned liftboat B.W. Haley at around 10am on Monday off Freshwater Bayou in the Gulf of Mexico.  The...

March 4, 2015
Total Views: 297

Sunday, February 8, 2015
lim tide allision

Tidewater Supply Vessel Heavily Damaged After Hitting Production Platform

On February 5th, the anchor handling tug supply vessel Lim Tide suffered some sort of issue which caused it to ram a production platform in the Persian Gulf. As photos from...

February 8, 2015
Total Views: 139