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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Shipping Industry Groups to Tackle Crucial Safety Issues in Cargo Transport

Five major organizations involved in global cargo transport have joined forces to create a framework for cooperation that will enhance safety during the

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Wednesday, March 8, 2023

MSC Containership Loses Empty Containers Overboard Off Bermuda

An MSC containership lost more than three dozen empty containers overboard in heavy weather. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said it was advised via

March 8, 2023
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Thursday, July 14, 2022

Ultra-Large Containership APL Vanda Loses Boxes Overboard in Indian Ocean

A CMA CGM-operated mega containership apparently lost an undisclosed number of containers overboard while underway in the Indian Ocean off the coast of

July 14, 2022
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Thursday, March 24, 2022

Maersk Ship Loses Containers in Pacific Ocean

A Maersk-operated containership lost around 90 containers in heavy weather this week during an eastbound voyage in the North Pacific Ocean, the company has

March 24, 2022
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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

COSCO Denies Link to Transpacific Cargo Loss Accident

COSCO Shipping Lines says it is not the operator of the MV COSCO Nagoya which lost dozens of containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean last month. The ship is

December 7, 2021
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Friday, December 3, 2021

COSCO Ship Loses Containers During Pacific Crossing

A COSCO containership en route to Long Beach, California reportedly lost dozens of containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean last month. The ship, identified

December 3, 2021
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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch: Too Early to Tell ‘Common Themes’ in North Pacific Container Losses

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch says its too early say what exactly is causing the increasing number of container loss incidents in the North

June 9, 2021
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Maersk Eureka Arrives in Long Beach a Month After Engine Breakdown in Pacific

A Maersk containership has berthed in Long Beach, California more than a month after its engine broke down the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The MV Maersk

April 14, 2021
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Monday, March 21, 2016

Shipping Disasters Continued Decade-Long Decline in 2015, Report Shows

Despite what you may think from reading the news, the number of total losses and casualties in shipping each continued the decade-long downward trend in

March 21, 2016
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Monday, November 17, 2014
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NYK Ship Loses Containers in Offloading Mishap

The U.S. Coast Guard and local fire department personnel were called late Saturday to enforce a safety zone for containers that fell in the water from the MV

November 17, 2014
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Friday, November 14, 2014

WATCH: Containers Topple Like Dominoes from Ship in Shanghai

A containership berthed at the port of Shanghai lost as many as 30 containers overboard after the stacks toppled over for apparently unknown reasons.

November 14, 2014
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Russian Freighter Carrying Gold Ore Goes Missing in Storm

A Russian cargo ship with a nine-man crew and carrying 700 tons of gold ore has gone missing off of Russia’s Pacific coast. The Russian-flagged vessel,

October 30, 2012
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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Incident Photo of the Week – Man Overboard?

This weeks incident photo comes to us via’s Photo Gallery of Cargo Loss.  The photos above taken at The Port of Auckland show that the

October 7, 2009
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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Incident Photo of The Week – Lost Timber

Yesterday the 450ft Russian flagged vessel, Sinegorsk, lost 1,500 tonnes of timber in a major shipping lane of the English Channel.  The cargo was lost 14

January 20, 2009
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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Maritime Law – Law of General Average

The law of general average is a legal principle of maritime law according to which all parties in a sea venture proportionally share any losses resulting from

January 16, 2008
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