Monday, March 19, 2018

Big Mess at Port of Karachi After Container Ship Sideswipes Moored Vessel [Incident Video]

Update: Crews Cleanup Containers at Port of Karachi Dozens of shipping containers have fallen into the water at Pakistan’s busiest deepwater port after a containership struck a moored vessel while...

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 599

Monday, March 5, 2018
Maritime News

MSC Containership Collides with RoRo in the Netherlands

Authorities in the Netherlands are investigating a collision involving an MSC containership and a DFDS roll-on/roll-off cargo ship over the weekend. The incident occurred Saturday morning off Vlissingen, Netherlands when...

March 5, 2018
Total Views: 9

Friday, February 23, 2018
Maritime News

Tugboat Sinks Off Maine After Colliding with Tug Towing It

An 80-tugboat sank off the coast of Portland, Maine on Wednesday after colliding with a second tug that was towing it at the time, the U.S. Coast Guard reports.  The...

February 23, 2018
Total Views: 19

Monday, January 22, 2018
Maritime News

Dutch Pilot Boat Damaged in Collision with Bulk Carrier

A Dutch pilot boat was severely damaged after colliding with a bulk carrier off the coast of Netherlands on Sunday morning. According to Dutch media reports, the pilot boat Pollux...

January 22, 2018
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Elsa essberger collision
Maritime News

Tanker Hits Oil Platform in Dutch North Sea

A Portuguese-flagged oil and chemical tanker rang in the New Year with some new damage to its bow after it collided with an oil platform in the Dutch sector of...

January 2, 2018
Total Views: 110

Monday, December 4, 2017
Maritime News

At Least Eight Killed as Fishing Boat Collides with Bunker Tanker Off South Korea

SEOUL, Dec 3 (Reuters) – A South Korean fishing boat capsized off the country’s western coast on Sunday after it collided with a refueling vessel, killing eight people, South Korea’s...

December 4, 2017
Total Views: 19

Monday, November 13, 2017
city of rotterdam ship collision

Marine Pilot, Captain Handed Suspended Sentences Over ‘City of Rotterdam’ Collision on River Humber

A former ship captain and a marine pilot have each been handed four-month suspended sentences in connection with the collision between the vehicle carrier City of Rotterdam and a DFDS...

November 13, 2017
Total Views: 131

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Navy Collisions Report – The Error Chain Is Broken

A myth persists in the maritime industry, a myth nearly as persistent as the Kraken, Flying Dutchman or Nessie. Like all good myths, this one has some basis in reality but...

November 2, 2017
Total Views: 154

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Video Captures Bulker Crash in Brazil

A video posted to Youtube shows the moment two bulk carriers collided at an anchorage on the Amazon River in Brazil. The crash reportedly occurred Wednesday at the Fazendinha anchorage...

October 12, 2017
Total Views: 34

Friday, October 6, 2017
Maritime News

Thirteen Chinese Fisherman Killed in Collision with Tanker Off Japan

BEIJING, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Thirteen Chinese fishermen died after their boat collided with a Hong Kong oil tanker in international waters off Japan, state media Xinhua reported on Friday,...

October 6, 2017
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
singapore tanker collides with dredger

Five Missing After Dredger Capsizes Following Collision with Tanker Off Singapore

Five crew members of a Dominican-registered dredger were missing after a collision with an Indonesian-registered tanker in Singapore’s territorial waters on Wednesday, Singapore’s Marine Port Authority (MPA) said. The collision...

September 13, 2017
Total Views: 1

Monday, August 21, 2017

UPDATE: Ten Missing After U.S. Warship Collides with Tanker Near Singapore

By Fathin Ungku and Masayuki Kitano SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Ten U.S. sailors were missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore before dawn...

August 21, 2017
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Hong Kong Closes Beaches as Stinking Palm Oil Washes Ashore Days After Ship Collision

HONG KONG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Hong Kong has closed more than a dozen beaches after a palm oil spill washed foul-smelling, Styrofoam-like clumps ashore, the latest major environmental disaster...

August 8, 2017
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
uae flag

UAE: Merchant Ship Collided With UAE Navy Boat in Persian Gulf

DUBAI, July 25 (Reuters) – A merchant ship collided with a United Arab Emirates navy boat as it was taking part in a routine mission off UAE territorial waters in...

July 25, 2017
Total Views: 23

Monday, July 3, 2017
cruise ship bow

Five (Or More) Short Blasts – On Sounding The Danger Signal

This is PART 3 of a series about the COLREGs. Scroll down for links to Part 1 & 2  by Captain  Grant H. Livingstone The Grand Daddy of COLREGs debate and interpretation...

July 3, 2017
Total Views: 1494

Sunday, July 2, 2017
Seafrontier oil tanker ship damage

Product Tanker And Bulk Carrier collide in Dover Strait

By Pierre Savary (Reuters) An oil tanker and a cargo ship collided in the Channel east of the British port of Dover early on Saturday, but no injuries or pollution were...

July 2, 2017
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

COLREGs – Give Way or Stand On

by Captain Grant H Livingstone Part Two out of Three Part articles on COLREGS.  Are some professional mariners unintentionally violating COLREGS in a conscientious effort to avoid close quarters situations...

June 20, 2017
Total Views: 788

Saturday, June 17, 2017

USS Fitzgerald Sailors’ Remains Found

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) The bodies of a number of sailors who were missing after the USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. Navy destroyer, collided with a container vessel were found in flooded...

June 17, 2017
Total Views: 16

Friday, June 16, 2017
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is seen next to a tugboat off Shimoda, Japan

Seven Missing, Three Injured After U.S. Navy destroyer Collides With Containership Off Japan

By Idrees Ali and Tim Kelly (Reuters) Seven sailors are missing and three injured after a U.S. Navy destroyer collided early on Saturday morning with a Philippine-flagged container ship south...

June 16, 2017
Total Views: 47


UPDATE: US Navy Destroyer Collides With Container Ship

by Phil Stewart (Reuters) The U.S. Navy said in a statement the USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant vessel at about 2:30 a.m. local time (1730 GMT), some 56 nautical...

June 16, 2017
Total Views: 105