Thursday, May 12, 2011
Engineering News

Two Killed In Singapore Shipyard Blast

Two workers were killed Thursday in an “incident” at a shipyard in Singapore’s southwestern Tuas industrial area, the city-state’s civil defense force said. The local Channel NewsAsia reported earlier Thursday...

May 12, 2011
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Friday, March 26, 2010
Fire Incidents

Corpus Christi: Coast Guard Responds to Barge Explosion

Coast Guard News Release click image to see video Coast Guard crews are responding to a barge explosion that occurred at Superior Docks in Ingleside, Texas on Thursday. Two men...

March 26, 2010
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Friday, October 23, 2009
Fire Incidents

Massive Explosions in Puerto Rico Refinery – Video

CNN has the story: Officials say it could take a week to extinguish a massive fire that burned Friday afternoon at a fuel storage complex in Puerto Rico, sending a...

October 23, 2009
Total Views: 36

Thursday, August 13, 2009
Fire Incidents

Is Your Equipment Intrinsically Safe?

We are still debating whether this guy was using a flashlight, LED or his cell phone to check the level of this tank but we are certain it wasn’t Intrinsically...

August 13, 2009
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Friday, September 12, 2008

Incident Photo of The Week – M/V Hyundai Fortune

March 21, 2006 – M/V Hyundai Fortune suffered a major explosion about 43 miles off the coast of Yemen in the Gulf of Aden.  An estimated 60 – 90 containers...

September 12, 2008
Total Views: 686

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

World’s Largest Non-Nuclear Explosion

Ernie’s Place brings us the world’s largest Non-Nuclear explosion: Alaska along the coast of British Columbia, there is what is known as the inland passage to Alaska. The surge through...

May 13, 2008
Total Views: 14

Sunday, December 30, 2007

Incident Photo Of The Week – M/V Hanjin Pennsylvania

After a brief hiatus we return to a popular gCaptain feature “Incident Photo Of The Week“. This weeks photo is the aftermath of a 2002 fire aboard the M/V Hanjin...

December 30, 2007
Total Views: 179