Thursday, March 21, 2019

Are We Fools?

“Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others” -Otto von Bismarck You might be tempted to assume that the above photo (courtesy...

March 21, 2019
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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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
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Monday, September 19, 2016
Maritime News

Reckless Piloting, Overcrowding Eyed in Fatal Thai Boat Accident

BANGKOK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – An overcrowded tourist boat carrying Muslim pilgrims was being piloted recklessly before it capsized, killing at least 15 Thai people, officials said on Monday as...

September 19, 2016
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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 2015, with 85 reported total loss...

March 21, 2016
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Shipping Losses at 10-Year Low – And Other Interesting Facts About Maritime Losses and Casualties in 2014

While it may seem like may seem like major maritime accidents are on the rise, new data shows that the number of losses and casualties in the shipping industry each...

March 24, 2015
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Monday, March 7, 2011

Capsized fishing trawler salvaged

On March 1, the fishing trawler Nieuwpoort 28 (N28) capsized twenty miles off the French/Belgian coast. It was upside-down in the water and the French and Belgian Coastguards mobilised a...

March 7, 2011
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Friday, February 25, 2011

EUNAVFOR warship evacuates casualty from merchant vessel in Indian Ocean

Late on the evening of 23 February, EUNAVFOR warships in the Arabian Sea were alerted that an incident had occurred on board a German owned container vessel, 155 Nautical miles...

February 25, 2011
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Thursday, February 17, 2011

US Officials Probe Death Of Worker On Apache Platform

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. offshore-drilling regulators are investigating the death of a worker who died Wednesday aboard a natural-gas production platform owned by Apache Corp. (APA). The worker fell into the...

February 17, 2011
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