Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 12612

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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Engineering News

Deadly Mudslide Claims Maritime Industry Veteran Steve Harris, PE

The deadly mudslide that destroyed a residential area northeast of Seattle on March 22, 2014 killed 34 people, including maritime industry veteran Steve Harris.  Steve was a registered professional engineer at...

April 8, 2014
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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Filipino Sailor Killed on Board J.J. Ugland Bulk Carrier, MV Favorita

This past Saturday a Filipino sailor on board the J.J. Ugland-owned bulk carrier MV Favorita was killed while cleaning one of the vessels cargo holds. According to a statement J.J....

August 28, 2013
Total Views: 45

Monday, August 12, 2013
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Scrap Yard Workers Killed on Board “Love Boat”

According to Turkish media, two workers from the Izmir Ship Recycling Co. in Turkey were killed, and nine others injured while working to dismantle the MS Princess (also known as The...

August 12, 2013
Total Views: 44

Thursday, September 13, 2012

ITF Wants Answers Surrounding Cadet’s Mysterious Death

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says it is calling for the Panamanian and Mexican authorities to disclose the results of an investigation into the death of a young engineering...

September 13, 2012
Total Views: 26

Friday, February 24, 2012
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Tragedy on the River Elbe – Ship Pilot Dies After Fall

Tragic news from Nick Cutmore, Secretary General of the International Maritime Pilots’ Association… We have the sad duty to inform you of the death of a colleague whilst on duty. Captain Rudi Pape,...

February 24, 2012
Total Views: 45

Friday, February 1, 2008

The Inconvenient Truth – Maritime Casualty List 2008

We interrupt your weekend reading to bring you an Inconvenient Truth; the maritime casualty list for 2008. This list is from CargoLaw.com and will only be available this weekend. On...

February 1, 2008
Total Views: 38

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Incident Photo of the Week – Container Fatality

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO This week’s incident photo is not for the faint of heart. Bob Couttie’Maritime Accident Casebook gives the details: The following photo is a disturbing image and we...

November 18, 2007
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