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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLHhs150URM 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 the incident, although after watching the video I find that hard to believe. Interestingly, the same bridge is where … [Read more...]

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 Ems River when it struck the bridge near the town of Weener, Germany at about 6:40 p.m. local time after the bridge failed to raise for the vessel. The vessel has been removed from the area … [Read more...]

Video Shows Drawbridge Close On Mega Yacht

Ouch. This incident happened Tuesday evening on Florida's Intracoastal Waterway in North Miami. The 161-foot Rockstar was damaged but none of the 15 people onboard were injured. Some drinks however were probably spilled. gCaptain's previous report can be found HERE. … [Read more...]

Drawbridge Closes on Mega Yacht Near Miami

Update: New Video Shows Collision Vessel traffic on the Florida's Intracoastal Waterway is restricted Wednesday after a span of a draw bridge closed onto a the deck of a luxury yacht near Miami. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that a span of the Broad Causeway bridge connecting North Miami to the Bay Harbor Islands near Bal Harbor came into contact with the 161-foot yacht … [Read more...]

Cargo Ship Breaks from Mooring in Fremantle, Strikes Rail Bridge

STORM CHAOS. Perth & SW hit hard. LIVE from #Fremantle & #Bunbury soon on #TodayPerth9. LIVE STREAM #9Newscomau pic.twitter.com/GPqqNbNhKV— Nine News Perth (@9NewsPerth) August 17, 2014 Strong winds of up to 110 kilometers per hour in Fremantle last night resulted in a cargo ship breaking free from its mooring in Western Australia. The incident occurred at … [Read more...]