Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Accidents

Bulk Carrier Crew Member Killed by Large Wave Off Nova Scotia

A crew member of a bulk carrier has died and three others injured after their ship was hit by a large wave several hundred miles off the coast of Nova...

February 3, 2021
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Thursday, June 4, 2020
Maritime News

Fatal Ship Elevator Accident Highlights Importance of Safety Management Procedures

The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau is highlighting the importance of applying existing safety management procedures after a containership’s crew member was killed when he became trapped between an elevator cage...

June 4, 2020
Total Views: 82

Friday, May 24, 2019
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Maritime News

ITF Urges Canada to Halt Lashing on St. Lawrence River After Man Overboard Fatality

The International Transport Workers Federation is calling on Transport Canada to ban foreign-crew from undertaking lashing work while vessels are underway on the Saint Lawrence River the death of a...

May 24, 2019
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Maritime News

Three Crew Found Dead in Cargo Hold of Ship Off Japan

Three crew members of the Panama-flagged cargo ship Apollo Kita have died after being found uncounsous in a cargo hold of vessel in Japan. The three male victims had apparently...

November 13, 2018
Total Views: 15

Monday, July 2, 2018
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Interesting

Two Killed After Mooring Line Snaps at Port of Longview, Washington

Two people were killed when a vessel’s mooring line snapped at the Port of Longview in southwestern Washington state last Thursday. The accident occurred as the Panama-flagged bulk carrier M/V...

July 2, 2018
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Interesting

Deputy Sheriff Dies Serving Arrest Warrant to Ship Off South Africa

Authorities in South Africa are investigating the death of a deputy sheriff who died while serving an arrest warrant on a vessel at an anchorage off Port Elizabeth last Saturday....

January 31, 2018
Total Views: 4

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Incidents

Containership Captain Commits Suicide During North Atlantic Voyage

The Master of a containership is reported to have committed suicide aboard his ship during a recent voyage from New York and Tilbury, England. The Catholic charity Apostleship of the Sea...

May 25, 2017
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
News

Bulker Crew Member Killed in ‘Berthing’ Accident in Québec

Transportation Safety Board of Canada has launched an investigation into a fatal accident involving the geared bulk carrier Nord Quebec at the port of Trois-Rivières in Québec. According to media...

May 23, 2017
Total Views: 39

Friday, January 20, 2017
Maritime News

One Killed, One Seriously Injured in Boiler Room Blast at Port of Felixstowe

One person has died and another was seriously injured overnight in an explosion in the boiler room of a ship at the port of Felixstowe. Suffolk Police Department said it...

January 20, 2017
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Maritime News

OSV Crew Member Dies After Being Hit by Water Cannon

A crew member of an offshore supply vessel has died in Brazil after being hit with the waterjet shot from the vessel’s water cannon, Brazilian media has reported. Three others...

September 13, 2016
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Rescues Sailors Off New Zealand After Two Crew Die in Rigging Accident

A Singapore-flagged containership has rescued three people from their battered yacht several hundred miles from New Zealand after a rigging accident apparently killed two other people on board the boat. The...

June 15, 2016
Total Views: 12

Sunday, September 6, 2015
Maritime News

At Least 10 Dead After South Korean Fishing Boat Capsizes

  By Hooyeon Kim SEOUL, Sept 6 (Reuters) – At least 10 people died and about eight were missing after a South Korean fishing boat capsized, a coast guard official...

September 6, 2015
Total Views: 18

Thursday, August 27, 2015
News

Stena Drilling Pleads Guilty Over Fatal 2012 Rig Accident Off Australia

Stena Drilling has pleaded guilty in Australia to charges related to a fatal accident on board its Stena Clyde semi-submersible drilling rig in 2012 in which two people were killed....

August 27, 2015
Total Views: 73

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Interesting

Fatal Accident On Board AHTS Skandi Pacific Off Western Australia – UPDATE

  A fatal accident occurred on board the Bahamas-flagged AHTS Skandi Pacific while off Western Australia on the on the Northwest Shelf on Tuesday. Norway’s DOF Management, part of DOF...

July 14, 2015
Total Views: 33

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Accidents

MAIB – Improper Lookouts Caused Fatal Collision Near Felixstowe

A failure to maintain a proper lookout was determined to be the cause of a fatal collision between a Boskalis dredger and sailing yacht near Felixstowe in June 2014, the...

May 21, 2015
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Maritime News

Fourteen Missing After Barge Capsizes in Singapore

Fourteen people are missing after a barge capsized in Singapore waters on Wednesday. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore says the incident was reported at approximately 10:00 a.m. Wednesday...

May 20, 2015
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Interesting

One Dead, Three Others Injured in Confined Space Accident Aboard Cargo Ship

One person has died and three others are being treated after losing consciousness aboard a cargo ship that had just docked at Denmark’s port of Hanstholm. The four people, reported...

April 29, 2015
Total Views: 57

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Maritime News

Four Killed in Tanker Blast at Indonesian Shipyard

Four people were killed Monday after a tanker exploded at a shipyard in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The blast occurred Monday evening aboard the MT Palu Sipat while docked at the PT...

April 15, 2015
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Maritime News

Russian Trawler Was Sunk by Greed and Corruption, Investigators Say

Greed and corruption were to blame for the sinking of a Russian trawler last week in which at least 56 crew died, a spokesman for investigators said on Wednesday.

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 3

Friday, February 27, 2015
News

Dredger Chief Mate Sentenced for Fatal Collision with Sailing Yacht Near Felixstowe

The chief mate of a dredger has received a six month suspended sentence after his vessel collided with a yacht near Felixstowe, England, killing a woman and a dog.

February 27, 2015
Total Views: 13