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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
MSC ships a the Port of Felixstowe. File Photo: John New / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

MSC Ship Captain Sentenced for Sailing Under the Influence in the UK

Zbigniew Chowaniec, a 65-year-old Polish national and ship captain, has received a suspended prison sentence and a small fine in the UK after admitting to

February 14, 2024
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Friday, December 1, 2023
Photo shows damage to the BBC Marmara's bow while in dry dock. Photo courtesy MAIB
Accidents

BBC Marmara Grounding: Investigation Report Reveals Alcohol Consumption as Contributing Factor

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its accident investigation report on the grounding of the cargo vessel BBC Marmara. The incident

December 1, 2023
Total Views: 5583

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Swedish Police Hold Two Crew Found Over Alcohol Limit After Baltic Sea Collision
Accidents

Swedish Police Hold Two Crew Found Over Alcohol Limit After Baltic Sea Collision

By Johan Ahlander and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN/STOCKHOLM, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Two crew members on a British cargo vessel were found to be over

December 14, 2021
Total Views: 4434

Monday, December 6, 2021
Captain and Crew Found Drunk After Russian Cargo Ship Almost Grounds in Poland
Accidents

Captain and Crew Found Drunk After Russian Cargo Ship Almost Grounds in Poland

A Russian cargo ship has been detained in Poland after coming dangerously close to grounding and authorities found the captain and three of its crew members

December 6, 2021
Total Views: 12569

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Drunk Man Arrested After Coast Guard Locates Stolen Tiki Hut Bar in Florida Keys
Shipping

Drunk Man Arrested After Coast Guard Locates Stolen Tiki Hut Bar in Florida Keys

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Station Key West have recovered a floating tiki hut bar that was reported stolen near in the Florida Keys Unsurprisingly, the

January 14, 2021
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Sunday, August 5, 2018
Drunken Master Suspected in Another Ship Grounding Off Sweden
Interesting

Drunken Master Suspected in Another Ship Grounding Off Sweden

A cargo ship which ran aground Friday night off Helsingborg, Sweden has been refloated with no pollution reported, the Swedish Coast Guard said Sunday. The

August 5, 2018
Total Views: 418

Thursday, June 21, 2018
MAIB: Drunk Master Left Bridge Before Grounding
Accidents

MAIB: Drunk Master Left Bridge Before Grounding

The master of a Netherlands-registered cargo ship was drinking prior to when his vessel ran aground in Northern Ireland last October, the UK Marine Accident

June 21, 2018
Total Views: 250

Monday, August 7, 2017
Interesting

Drunk Ship Captain Arrested in New Zealand

A New Zealand court has sentenced a British ship captain to pay a $3,000 fine after authorities found him to be more than five-times the legal alcohol limit

August 7, 2017
Total Views: 187

Monday, June 6, 2016
U.S. Navy Slaps Drinking Ban on All 18,600 Sailors in Japan
Interesting

U.S. Navy Slaps Drinking Ban on All 18,600 Sailors in Japan

TOKYO, June 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy slapped a drinking ban on sailors stationed in Japan on Monday and halted off base liberty after police arrested

June 6, 2016
Total Views: 270

Monday, March 28, 2016
Drunk Captain Runs Ship Aground in Germany
News

Drunk Captain Runs Ship Aground in Germany

The captain of a Dutch-flagged cargo ship has found himself in some hot water after running his ship aground while drunk at the German port of Rostock. 

March 28, 2016
Total Views: 94

Friday, February 26, 2016
Drunken Captain Gets Vessel Stuck in Germany
Interesting

Drunken Captain Gets Vessel Stuck in Germany

A inland freighter found itself pinned in a peculiar way on Germany’s Main river after the drunken ship captain allegedly ran the vessel into a

February 26, 2016
Total Views: 1089

Saturday, December 19, 2015
U.S. and French Navies Differ on Alcohol Aboard Ships
Defense

U.S. and French Navies Differ on Alcohol Aboard Ships

By Yeganeh Torbati ABOARD THE CHARLES DE GAULLE, Dec 19 (Reuters) – French and U.S. officials boast of the closeness of their military alliance, as

December 19, 2015
Total Views: 1738

Thursday, November 19, 2015
MAIB: ‘Lysblink Seaways’ Watch Officer was Drunk Before Grounding
Accidents

MAIB: ‘Lysblink Seaways’ Watch Officer was Drunk Before Grounding

The sole watchkeeper of the UK-flagged Lysblink Seaways was drunk when the ship ran aground earlier this year in Scotland, the UK Marine Accident Investigation

November 19, 2015
Total Views: 181

Monday, March 23, 2015
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Maritime News

Drunk Ship Captain Arrested in New Zealand

Parmod Kumar, Master of the African Harrier, a 2014-built, 37k deadweight ton bulk carrier, pleaded guilty on Monday in New Zealand’s Tauranga District

March 23, 2015
Total Views: 131

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Drunk Man Escapes Death After Swimming Into Path of a Cargo Ship -Video
Maritime News

Drunk Man Escapes Death After Swimming Into Path of a Cargo Ship -Video

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution in Blyth has issued an urgent warning the public after a drunk man narrowly escaped death after swimming into the

September 9, 2014
Total Views: 49

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Drunk Captain Jailed in UK
News

Drunk Captain Jailed in UK

A Latvian ship captain has pleaded guilty and sentenced to serve four months in prison in the UK for navigating his ship with a blood alcohol content of

September 3, 2014
Total Views: 61

Monday, June 9, 2014
Drunk Master Runs Ship Aground
Maritime News

Drunk Master Runs Ship Aground

A drunk captain is likely to blame for a ship grounding off the southwestern coast of Sweden.

June 9, 2014
Total Views: 19

Friday, August 16, 2013
Drunk Chinese Dude Passes Out in Shipping Container Bound for America
News

Drunk Chinese Dude Passes Out in Shipping Container Bound for America

After a night of drinking in Qingdao, China, Jiang Wu mistook a shipping container as his hotel room. It’s a classic mistake that no doubt happens to

August 16, 2013
Total Views: 22

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Drunk Master Caused March Collision in Belfast Lough [REPORT]
Collision

Drunk Master Caused March Collision in Belfast Lough [REPORT]

Investigators in the UK have confirmed what everyone already knew about the March 7th collision between the M/V Union Moon and the Stena Feronia ferry: that

November 15, 2012
Total Views: 89

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Drunk Captain Saved By The Bell, A Helicopter, Other Ships, And a Little Bit of Luck
Grounding Incidents

Drunk Captain Saved By The Bell, A Helicopter, Other Ships, And a Little Bit of Luck

The Captain of the Maltese-flagged M/V Wilson Avonmouth is lucky to have avoided going aground near Helsingor, Denmark after passing out at the helm, and

October 11, 2012
Total Views: 21
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