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...]

LNG Carrier Collides with VLCC Off Fujairah, UAE – AIS Animation

A Shipping Corporation of India LNG carrier collided with a very large crude carrier at a Fujairah anchorage in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday evening, resulting a major damage to the oil tanker.  AIS video of the accident shows the 155,000 cbm,  Maltese-flagged LNG carrier Aseem struck the port side of the 281,400 dwt, Hong Kong-flagged Shinyo Ocean as … [Read more...]