China Warship Collision Led to Standoff, Freighter Captain Says

By Samson Ellis and Adela Lin (Bloomberg) --The Taiwanese coast guard intervened to end an hour-long standoff between a freighter and an unidentified Chinese warship after the two vessels collided in the contested Taiwan Strait last week. The Taiwanese-registered bulk carrier Yutai No. 1 collided with a Chinese naval vessel around 20 nautical miles southeast of … [Read more...]

Chinese Warship Collided With Taiwan Freighter, Coast Guard Says

By Adela Lin (Bloomberg) --A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter Wednesday evening, damaging the bulk carrier, Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said. The collision occurred around 20 nautical southeast of Taiwan-controlled Kinmen island off China’s southeast coast, according to a statement from the coast guard. No injuries were reported. The statement … [Read more...]

Equinor: Offshore Supply Vessel Collides with Statfjord A Platform

An offshore supply vessel collided with Equinor's Statfjord A platform in the North Sea on Friday, forcing the evacuation of the platform but no injuries or pollution has been reported, the Norwegian energy giant said in a statement. The collision occurred at 0155, June 7th, during loading operations involving the platform supply vessel Sjøborg. Statfjord A is currently … [Read more...]

Viking River Cruise Ship and Chemical Tanker Collide Near Antwerp

A chemical tanker and a Viking inland cruise ship collided on the Western Scheldt near the Port of Antwerp on Monday, causing damage to both vessels. Viking confirmed that no passengers on board the Viking Idun were injured after colliding with the tanker Chemical Marketer while sailing from Antwerp to Ghent. The collision occurred just after midnight on Monday morning … [Read more...]