Tuesday, May 15, 2018
cheshire fire
Maritime News

INTERCARGO Analyzes 10 Years of Bulk Carrier Casualties

The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) has released a report into bulk carrier casualties from 2008 to 2017, providing an analysis of statistics and trends over the last...

May 15, 2018
Total Views: 36

Friday, October 13, 2017
emerald star bulk carrier
Interesting

Nickel Ore Liquefaction Eyed in Bulker Sinking Off Philippines; 11 Crew Members Missing

Eleven crew members of a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier are missing after their ship sank Friday off the coast of Philippines in what appears to be a possible case of nickel...

October 13, 2017
Total Views: 233

Friday, September 22, 2017
Maritime News

IMO Issues New Warning on Bauxite Cargoes

The International Maritime Organization has issued a new warning that a newly-discovered phenomenon – different from cargo liquefaction – could cause bauxite cargoes to become unstable when carried in bulk on a...

September 22, 2017
Total Views: 31

Monday, September 21, 2015
News

Bulk Jupiter Investigation Prompts IMO Bauxite Liquefaction Warning

  The International Maritime Organization is taking action to warn ship Masters about the possible dangers of bauxite liquefaction following findings from an investigation into the fatal sinking of Bulk Jupiter...

September 21, 2015
Total Views: 169

Monday, July 20, 2015
Maritime News

Nickel Ore Liquefaction Causes Bulker Grounding in Philippines

  The liquefaction of nickel ore cargo is being eyed in the grounding of a Singapore-flagged bulk carrier in the Philippines. The Philippines Coast Guard reports that the MV Alam...

July 20, 2015
Total Views: 15

Thursday, January 15, 2015
tanker araevo
News

Gearbulk: Bulk Jupiter Search Continues as Investigation Gets Underway

International bulk shipper Gearbulk issued a statement Wednesday regarding the investigation and continued search for signs of the MV Bulk Jupiter

January 15, 2015
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
News

Bulk Jupiter Sinking Prompts Bauxite Liquefaction Warnings

The recent loss of the Bulk Jupiter off Vietnam has once again prompted insurers to warn over the carriage bauxite aluminum ore cargoes and the potential for liquefaction.

January 7, 2015
Total Views: 54

Friday, January 2, 2015
bulk jupiter bulk carrier
Incidents

Gearbulk-Owned Ore Carrier Sinks Off Vietnam

Only one crew member from the 190 meter-long bulk carrier Bulk Jupiter has survived after the ship unexpectedly sank 150 nautical miles off the coast of Vietnam. According to Gearbulk...

January 2, 2015
Total Views: 104

Thursday, January 23, 2014
iron ore bulk carrier loading terminal shipping dry cargo
Maritime News

11 Million Tons of Indian Iron Ore Could Be Deadly

The London P&I Club says the lifting of an iron ore ban in India, together with the recent total loss of two ships, has put the spotlight once again on...

January 23, 2014
Total Views: 13

Friday, August 16, 2013
Incidents

World’s Most Dangerous Cargo Eyed in Bulker Sinking Near Hong Kong

The 190-meter bulk carrier which sank off the coast of Hong Kong during Typhoon Utor earlier this week has been reported to have been carrying nickel ore, widely regarded as the world's most dangerous cargo.

August 16, 2013
Total Views: 153

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
News

Dry Bulk Shippers Shun Damp Ore Cargoes As Safety Concerns Mount

By Silvia Antonioli and Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) – Measures to tackle high moisture content in iron and nickel ores shipped across oceans have increased awareness of the...

July 24, 2013
Total Views: 39

Monday, June 3, 2013
Incidents

Nickel Ore: Russian Roulette At Sea

By Alexander Healey Panama finally reveals what happened to three bulkers lost in 2010. But little action is being taken to improve safety for seafarers. Ever had the urge to...

June 3, 2013
Total Views: 23

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Blog

Bulk Trade-Off: Blood for Money in Indonesia

On February 17th of this year, the Harita Bauxite sank off Cape Balinao in the South China Sea. Of the twenty-four men aboard, only nine survived. The sea can be...

May 23, 2013
Total Views: 84

Sunday, October 28, 2012
ship cargo bulk carrier port departure
News

Shipping Ore from Sierra Leone? Watch Out Says the UK P&I Club

(Bloomberg) — Iron-ore exports from Sierra Leone may be unsafe because the moisture content of the steel-making commodity is too high, creating the risk some shipments may liquefy during transit,...

October 28, 2012
Total Views: 3